1. to cause a commotion, to ‘raise hell’; often as hell around v.
|Virginian 272: I was fooling round the earth, jumping from job to job, and helling all over town between whiles.|
|From First To Last (1954) 23: They won’t start until about midnight, and then they’re coming a-hellin’.‘The Defence of Strikerville’ in|
2. to hurry, to ‘fly’ around (esp. in some activity disapproved of by the speaker).
|Another Mug for the Bier 164: [I]t was an ambulance, helling out the state road.|
|(con. WWII) Onionhead (1958) 15: ‘If you do enlist [...] you’ll come see your old dad before you go hellin’ off no tellin’ where’.|
|(con. 1945) Touch and Go 99: The Taigs want us to hell out of it.|