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Definition of Hurdle


  1. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for inclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
  2. In England, a sled or crate on which criminals were formerly drawn to the place of execution.
  3. An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which men or horses leap in a race.
  4. To hedge, cover, make, or inclose with hurdles.
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Hurdle Translations

hurdle in French is claie
hurdle in Norwegian is forhindring, hinder
hurdle in Spanish is valla