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[mass noun] An Irish game resembling hockey, played with a shorter stick with a broader oval blade. It is the national game of Ireland and may date back to the 2nd millennium bc.→ hurley
- ‘At present only Gaelic games such as Gaelic football and hurling are allowed to be played.’
- ‘It was a most enjoyable afternoon of hurling, camogie and football.’
- ‘Gaelic football and hurling have been arousing Irish passions for a long, long time.’
- ‘He played football and hurling in three different counties.’
- ‘The camps will feature football, hurling and handball.’
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