from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A staith or framework from which coal is discharged from cars into vessels.

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  • noun Plural form of hurry.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hurry.


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  • The train hurries on through a sunny afternoon, and I look through some notes sent me by an expert in the great campaign.

    England's Effort: Letters to an American Friend 1916

  • Their greediness of gain hurries them upon those practices which will not suffer them to live out half their days, but will cut off the number of their months in the midst.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon) 1721

  • Trapping kind of hurries you up and makes you maybe press the issue and force up shots. stories: News 2010

  • To his credit, he never stopped or gave up, resulting in a good number of quarterback "hurries" but not many sacks.

    PackerChatters Al Bracco 2010

  • Granted, it was against a very good offense, and we limited their run game very well, but I don't care how many "hurries" we supposedly had, we didn't force any interceptions and had only one sack.

    Inside the Panthers 2008

  • She has her head down and she hurries into the apartment.

    Cries through the Walls « A Fly in Amber 2010

  • She hurries out of the graveyard and down the lane.

    To Each A Song « A Fly in Amber 2009

  • I'm going to dare to scream this out loud at Sister, but the bell finally rings and she hurries to the now unruly line.

    Sister MaryAnne Kolton 2011

  • FELICITY hurries across the stage, PRINCE JACK in pursuit.

    Over the Moon Jodi Picoult 2011

  • I see Mrs. James arrive, wearing an office-looking outfit, clicking the car locked as she hurries toward the school.

    Camo Girl Kekla magoon 2011


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