Hurl Hurl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hurled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hurling}.] [OE. hurlen, hourlen; prob. contracted fr. OE. hurtlen to hurtle, or probably akin to E. whirl. [root]16. See {Hurtle}.] 1. To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance. [1913 Webster]

And hurl'd them headlong to their fleet and main. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

3. [Cf. {Whirl}.] To twist or turn. ``Hurled or crooked feet.'' [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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