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 Hurly-burly.Hurricane (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hurrah’,
 
the Hebrew \??\ Our “Old Hundredth Psalm” begins with “Shout joyfully [hurrah] to Jehovah!” The word is also of not uncommon occurrence in other psalms. See Notes and Queries, October 16th, 1880. (Norwegian and Danish, hurra!) (See HUZZA.)   1
   The Norman battle-cry was “Ha Rollo!” or “Ha Rou!” (French, huzzer, to shout aloud; Russian, hoera and hoezee.)   2
        “The Saxon cry of ‘Out! Out, Holy Crosse!’ rose high above the Norman sound of ‘Ha Rou! Ha Rou, Notre Dame!’”—Lord Lytton: Harold, book xii. chap. 8.
   Wace (Chronicle) tells us that Tur aie (Thor aid) was the battle cry of the Northmen.   3
 


 Hurly-burly.Hurricane (3 syl.). 

 
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