Flur"ry (?), n.; pl. Flurries (#). [Prov. E. flur to ruffle.]

1.

A sudden and brief blast or gust; a light, temporary breeze; as, a flurry of wind.

2.

A light shower or snowfall accompanied with wind.

Like a flurry of snow on the whistling wind. Longfellow.

3.

Violent agitation; commotion; bustle; hurry.

The racket and flurry of London. Blakw. Mag.

4.

The violent spasms of a dying whale.

 

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Flur"ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flurried (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Flurrying.]

To put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm.

H. Swinburne.

 

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