- "We've checked for most of the usual curses, but Professor Flitwick believes the broom might be carrying a Hurling Hex."
- —Minerva McGonagall.
A Hurling Hex is a hex that can be applied to a broomstick. It presumably causes the broomstick to attempt to hurl its rider off.
In 1993, Filius Flitwick suggested that Harry Potter's confiscated Firebolt might have been jinxed with this spell.
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