hurtling


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hurtle \Hur"tle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hurtled; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Hurtling.] [OE. hurtlen, freq. of hurten. See Hurt, v.
   t., and cf. Hurl.]
   1. To meet with violence or shock; to clash; to jostle.
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            Together hurtled both their steeds.   --Fairfax.
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   2. To move rapidly; to wheel or rush suddenly or with
      violence; to whirl round rapidly; to skirmish.
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            Now hurtling round, advantage for to take.
                                                  --Spenser.
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            Down the hurtling cataract of the ages. --R. L.
                                                  Stevenson.
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   3. To make a threatening sound, like the clash of arms; to
      make a sound as of confused clashing or confusion; to
      resound.
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            The noise of battle hurtled in the air. --Shak.
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            The earthquake sound
            Hurtling 'death the solid ground.     --Mrs.
                                                  Browning.
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