Helter-skelter

Hel"ter-skel"ter

(?), adv. [An onomatpoetic word. Cf. G. holter-polter, D. holder de bolder.] In hurry and confusion; without definite purpose; irregularly. [Colloq.]
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Helter-skelter have I rode to thee.
Shak.
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A wistaria vine running helter-skelter across the roof.
J. C. Harris.
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