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Definitions of Hurries

  1. Stages or frames at the sides of a quay for the convenience of tumbling coals from the waggons right into the holds of sea-going vessels. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Hurries

  1. She hurries through the empty salon, opens the glass doors, and is gone, leaving the doors open. – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  2. " What evil genius," he would say, " hurries us perpetually from worse to worse? – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh