hurling : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a traditional Irish game resembling hockey; played by two teams of 15 players each
  • v  throw forcefully
  • v  make a thrusting forward movement
  • v  utter with force; utter vehemently

  • The Africans responded by hurling stones, which rattled harmlessly off the armored cars and into the police compound, stnk-ing three policemen.
  • But for decades Roone Arledge's ambitious anthology assembled games from hurling to jai alai, gave weekend couch potatoes a global perspective long before ESPN, and set the .
  • Two bullets hit Virgil in the chest and cheek, hurling him into a ditch as the motorbike sped on.
News & Articles

  • Things to do in Fairfield this weekend
    You can dance around the Maypole this weekend when the Scandinavian Club hosts the Swedish Midsummer Fest. Photo: Contributed Photo Get a taste of all things Irish when the 25th Fairfield County Irish Festival opens Friday night at Fairfield University , 1073 North Benson Road. Not only will there be traditional music and dancing, you can also watch some Gaelic hurling on Sunday, or watch a ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Fairfield Citizen
  • Billionaire Rupert Murdoch seeks divorce from third wife
    NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire chairman of News Corp., has filed for divorce from his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, who famously defended him from a pie-hurling assailant.
    June 13, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
  • Amanda Bynes Calls Miley Cyrus & Drake 'Ugly'
    After a brief period of calm, Amanda Bynes is hurling insults on Twitter again.
    June 12, 2013 - Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News

  • John McCain in FOXNews
    Let's have some straight talk: Sen. Obama is not interested in the politics of hope; he's interested in his future. That's why he's hurling insults,McCain said as he and running mate Sarah Palin addressed a rally in Ohio.
  • Chris Dodd in Washington Post
    I'd be careful about opening up boxes here that could come back to haunt you,Dodd said. "We went through an impeachment process here. We have to be careful about hurling stones ...... Once you start down that road it can get ugly."
  • George Niederauer in Catholic Weekly
    We need to stop hurling names like 'bigot' and 'pervert' at each other. And we need to stop it now,Archbishop George H. Niederauer said Dec. 1 in an open letter.

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