Meaning of HURDLE in English
vt to hedge, cover, make, or inclose with hurdles.
2. hurdle ·noun an artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which men or horses leap in a race.
3. hurdle ·noun in england, a sled or crate on which criminals were formerly drawn to the place of execution.
4. hurdle ·noun 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.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012