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An Irish game resembling lacrosse played with a broad-bladed, netless stick.


(Team Sports, other than specified) a traditional Irish game resembling hockey and lacrosse, played with sticks and a ball between two teams of 15 players each


(ˈhɜr lɪŋ)

an Irish game resembling field hockey or lacrosse, played by two teams of 15 players each.
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Noun1.hurling - a traditional Irish game resembling hockey; played by two teams of 15 players each
field game - an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions


[ˈhɜːlɪŋ] n (Sport) → hurling m
References in classic literature ?
They are like two controversialists hurling words at one another.
He was very savage indeed; but his despoilers were well out of his reach, and after hurling a few taunts and missiles at him they swung away through the trees, fiercely reviling him.
It was the one little opening that Dak Kova needed, and hurling himself at the body of his adversary he buried his single mighty tusk in Bar Comas' groin and with a last powerful effort ripped the young jeddak wide open the full length of his body, the great tusk finally wedging in the bones of Bar Comas' jaw.
Twenty paces behind the lioness stood the great ape, bellowing instructions to the boy and hurling taunts at the lioness in an evident effort to attract her attention from the lad while he gained the shelter of a near-by tree.
Rawalpindi -- At least 10 persons have been booked for allegedly hurling life threats within the Wah Cantonment Police jurisdictions.
The speedy corner-forward was frustrated by a lack of opportunities at that stage, but knew he was always going to return to hurling anyway.
The shortlists for player of the year in the All Ireland football and hurling championships have been announced and Boylesports can't see past Michael Fennelly and Alan Brogan picking up the gongs.
Dubai Etihad Airways has announced that it will continue its sponsorship of the GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship.
ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Villagers in Rurva village of Kanpur in Indias northern state of Uttar Pradesh are practicing shoe hurling at faces of dummy politicians.
Donnelly Inter-Provincial Hurling Championship final on Saturday 14 March at 4pm.
The sport is called hurling, and it's something of a hybrid among field hockey, lacrosse and soccer.