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  • n. Plural form of hurley.

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Examples

  • I mean, all that celibacy, they had nothing else to vent their unholy hormonal urges on, so those boys were always taking lumps out of each other with hurleys and the like, out on the playing fields.

    The Priest

  • Children were photographed playing cricket with hurleys the wooden sticks used in the Irish sport of hurling on the streets around Croke Park in Dublin, the traditional home of Gaelic sport.

    Irish Cricket Seeks World Status

  • Naturally I noticed that the display of implements said to have been carved by prisoners included even mopre hurleys than harps -- almost as many hurleys as Celtic crosses.

    विमल, or meet Vimal, India's pulp hero

  • Sean, are you prepared to be whacked by hurleys or by fast bowlers?

    विमल, or meet Vimal, India's pulp hero

  • Adrian, you must have the innocent vuvuzela mixed up with baseball bats or hurleys, subjects of recent discussion here.

    Crimefest 2010, Day II, Part I: Sex, violence and vuvuzelas

  • Those whirling, whacking, dribbling hurleys create the potential for high-sticking mayhem on every play.

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  • Men with hockey-sticks, or hurleys as they called them, at a shambling march, their green armbands a scandalous sedition of the chromatic propriety.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • All save a few of the all-for-Ireland boys that Aunt Sawney cursed for Fenians whenever they marched down Adelaide Road, which they did the odd Saturday afternoon, hurleys upon their shoulders.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • In the meantime collections were made for jerseys and boots, hurleys and balls.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • Go to Parnell Park, Nowlan Park or Thurles on a League Sunday and watch the kids flood on to the field with their hurleys at half-time and it's like being transported back to a gentler, more innocent age.

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