Hurtle

Definition of Hurtle

Hur´tle
v. i.1.To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle.
[imp. & p. p. Hurtled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hurtling .]
Together hurtled both their steeds.
- Fairfax.
2.To move rapidly; to wheel or rush suddenly or with violence; to whirl round rapidly; to skirmish.
Now hurtling round, advantage for to take.
- Spenser.
Down the hurtling cataract of the ages.
- R. L. Stevenson.
3.To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to resound.
The noise of battle hurtled in the air.
- Shak.
The earthquake sound
Hurtling 'death the solid ground.
- Mrs. Browning.
v. t.1.To move with violence or impetuosity; to whirl; to brandish.
His harmful club he gan to hurtle high.
- Spenser.
2.To push; to jostle; to hurl.
And he hurtleth with his horse adown.
- Chaucer.

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