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Definition of Hobble

Hobble
Hobble Hob"ble, n. i. [imp. & p. p. Hobbled; p. pr. & vb. n. Hobbling.] [OE. hobelen, hoblen, freq. of hoppen to hop; akin to D. hobbelen, hoblen, hoppeln. See Hop to jump, and cf. Hopple ] 1. To walk lame, bearing chiefly on one leg; to walk with a hitch or hop, or with crutches. The friar was hobbling the same way too. --Dryden. 2. To move roughly or irregularly; -- said of style in writing. --Prior. The hobbling versification, the mean diction. --Jeffreys.
Hobble
Hobble Hob"ble, v. t. 1. To fetter by tying the legs; to hopple; to clog. `` They hobbled their horses.' --Dickens 2. To perplex; to embarrass.
Hobble
Hobble Hob"ble, n. 1. An unequal gait; a limp; a halt; as, he has a hobble in his gait. --Swift. 2. Same as Hopple. 3. Difficulty; perplexity; embarrassment. --Waterton.

Meaning of Hobble from wikipedia

- A hobble skirt was a skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the wearer's stride. It was called a "hobble skirt" for that very reason; it...
- To hobble means to walk in an impeded manner, as if with a physical disability or injury, or to cause an animal or person to do likewise. Hobble may also...
- A hobble (also, and perhaps earlier, hopple), or spancel, is a device which prevents or limits the locomotion of an animal, by tethering one or more legs...
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- Viburnum lantanoides (commonly known as hobble-bush, witch-hobble, alder-leaved viburnum, American wayfaring tree, and moosewood) is a perennial shrub...
- The Haber process, also called the Haber–Bosch process, is an artificial nitrogen fixation process and is the main industrial procedure for the production...
- fetish fashion. Such restrictive fashion includes corsets, collars, and hobble skirts. The training corset and bondage corset has also become a staple...
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- A maritime pilot, marine pilot, harbor pilot, port pilot, ship pilot, or simply pilot, is a mariner who maneuvers ships through dangerous or congested...
- astronomy division, increasingly committed to ambitious new projects, but long hobbled by flat Congressional budgets, was facing a deficit of at least $30 million...
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