Hurtling
Hurtle Hur"tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hurtled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hurtling}.] [OE. hurtlen, freq. of hurten. See {Hurt}, v. t., and cf. {Hurl}.] 1. To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle. [1913 Webster]

Together hurtled both their steeds. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

2. To move rapidly; to wheel or rush suddenly or with violence; to whirl round rapidly; to skirmish. [1913 Webster]

Now hurtling round, advantage for to take. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Down the hurtling cataract of the ages. --R. L. Stevenson. [1913 Webster]

3. To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound. [1913 Webster]

The noise of battle hurtled in the air. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The earthquake sound Hurtling 'death the solid ground. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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