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npl -liespl -lies
1. commotion; hurly-burly; uproar; confusion
2. a variant spelling of hurley
3. dialect Scot a large wheeled barrow or hand-cart


(ˈhɜr li)

n., pl. hurl•ies.
commotion; hurly-burly.
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A moving scrap metal sculpture, the Hurly Burly, which wowed visitors at last year's festival will also be bringing his sister, the Beast, along this year.
m not convinced that Ander Herrera (fully adjusted to the hurly burly of the Premier 'm not convinced that Ander Herrera (left) has left fully adjusted to the hurly burly of the Premier League.
Hurly Long dropped a birdie putt to give Oregon a one-stroke victory over USC in a playoff at the Itani Homes Collegiate men's golf tournament on Tuesday.
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The excitement and anticipation of a race against Black Caviar, the hurly burly of the Arc and, most exciting of all, a trip to the Breeders' Cup has not materialised, and that is a shame.
The firm has named Stephen Hurly to the position, and he will replace Shawn Cross, who left the firm some months ago.
Best is bitter protest song Send Them Kids To War, although its message tends to get lost amid the hurly burly blend of Celtic and Indian influences.
The Aussie pop princess, 41, saw Polly Rae rehearse her racy Hurly Burly act before it premiered in London's Leicester Square Theatre.
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Giselle finds herself in Manhattan after a wicked witch casts her out of the cartoon world into the hurly burly of real life.
Andrew Hurly says that his team has tested the birds on arrays of fake flowers, only half of which hold nectar.
Our time, not some other dimension, not some greeting card galaxy, but the real hurly burly of our lives, of every culture, of all of our ambitions and failings.