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Definitions of hobble:
  • noun:   the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
  • noun:   a shackle for the ankles or feet
  • verb:   hamper the action or progress of
    Example: "The chairman was hobbled by the all-powerful dean"
  • verb:   strap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the like-sided legs moving in unison
    Example: "Hobble race horses"
  • verb:   walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    Example: "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"

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See hobble used in context: 2 poetry verses, 1 Mother Goose rhyme

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