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 Hurry.Hus’band 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hurry-skurry.
 
Another ricochet word with which our language abounds. It means a confused haste, or rather, haste without waiting for the due ordering of things; pell-mell.   1
 


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