Lurry
Lurry Lur"ry, n. [W. llwry precipitant, a provision.] A confused heap; a throng, as of persons; a jumble, as of sounds. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

To turn prayer into a kind of lurry. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • lurry — I. ˈlərē noun ( es) Etymology: by shortening & alteration from liripipe now dialect England 1. : something repeated by rote (as a formula or canting speech) turn prayer into a kind of lurry John Milton 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • lurry — lur·ry …   English syllables

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  • Lorries — Lorrie Lor rie, Lorry Lor ry, n.; pl. {Lorries}. [Prob. from lurry to pull or lug.] 1. A small cart or wagon moving on rails, as those used on the tramways in mines to carry coal or rubbish; also, a barrow or truck for shifting baggage, as at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lorry — Lorrie Lor rie, Lorry Lor ry, n.; pl. {Lorries}. [Prob. from lurry to pull or lug.] 1. A small cart or wagon moving on rails, as those used on the tramways in mines to carry coal or rubbish; also, a barrow or truck for shifting baggage, as at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • truck — Lorrie Lor rie, Lorry Lor ry, n.; pl. {Lorries}. [Prob. from lurry to pull or lug.] 1. A small cart or wagon moving on rails, as those used on the tramways in mines to carry coal or rubbish; also, a barrow or truck for shifting baggage, as at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Truck — Lorry redirects here. For other uses, see Lorry (disambiguation) or Truck (disambiguation). North American highway freight rig pulled by a Kenworth tractor. Note the refrigerated trailer and the Conventional ( American ) engine cab style …   Wikipedia

  • Transport and General Workers' Union — T G redirects here. For other uses, see T G (disambiguation). T G Full name Transport and General Workers Union Founded 1922 Date dissolved 1 May 2007 Merged into …   Wikipedia

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