Definition of hurley in English:

hurley

Syllabification: hurl·ey
Pronunciation: /ˈhərlē
 
/

noun

1A stick used in the game of hurling.
More example sentences
  • Hurling is played with much larger sticks called hurleys and players are allowed to hit the ball in the air or carry it on the hurley.
  • Jimmy is happiest when recalling the friends he has made among the hurlers for whom he has repaired hurleys or made new hurleys over the years.
  • He signed autographs on hurleys, sliothars, jerseys, programmes and every available piece of paper!
1.1 another term for hurling.
More example sentences
  • Promoting hurley and camogie to thousands of primary school pupils, the food chain paid for hurls, balls and other equipment, and carried logos on bags and manuals.

Origin

early 19th century: from the verb hurl.

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