v. (past pl.)
(1) 'urged, hurried'; (2) 'dragged, pulled' (Modern English (1) hurried; (2) harried)
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
(1) cp. hurr 'hurley-burley, noise'
(ONP (1) cp. hurr (sb.))
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
cp. Icel hurr (n.); Far hurra, Icel hurra, Norw hurra, Norw dial hurra, Dan hurre 'to whir', Sw hurra, Sw dial hurra
(2) hergian 'to harry'
Phonological and morphological markers
(1) This would be the only instance before MnE. A dial v. hurr is recorded from Shetl. by EDD. (2) Common and widespread, but MED first cites its sense (3b) in Chaucer's Knight's Tale; cp. also Pat 178 Herʒed. Spellings in <o> are unusual, but not unparalleled (see etymological discussion).
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus
The v. is either glossed as 'pulled' or 'hurried', depending on its identification (see further etymological discussion).