lurry

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of obscure origin. See lorry.

Verb[edit]

lurry (third-person singular simple present lurries, present participle lurrying, simple past and past participle lurried)

  1. (transitive) To lug or pull about.
  2. (transitive) To daub; dirty.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Welsh llwry (precipitant).

Noun[edit]

lurry (plural lurries)

  1. (obsolete) A confused heap; a throng or jumble, as of people or sounds.
    • Milton
      to turn prayer into a kind of lurry

Verb[edit]

lurry (third-person singular simple present lurries, present participle lurrying, simple past and past participle lurried)

  1. (intransitive) To hurry carelessly.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lurry in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)