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[hur-lee] /ˈhɜr li/

noun, plural hurlies.
commotion; hurly-burly.
British. .
[hur-lee] /ˈhɜr li/
noun, plural hurleys, hurlies. British.
the game of hurling.
the leather-covered ball used in hurling.
the stick used in hurling, similar to a field hockey stick but with a wide, flat blade.
Informal. a club or cudgel.
(mainly Brit) another word for hurling
Also called hurley stick. the stick used in playing hurling


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