Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. heurtoir, lit., a striker. See Hurt (v. t.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. hurter (Fr. heurter), to knock, to run against; prob. from the Celtic, as in W. hwrdd, a thrust, the butt of a ram, Corn. hordh, a ram.
Hurter said with regard to charitable foundations in his history of Pope Innocent III.
"The Thirteenth" by James J. Walsh
Frederick Emmanuel Hurter was born of Protestant parents on the 19th of May, 1787, in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur