from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hobble-bush, Viburnum alnifolium (so in the quotation); also the cranberry tree, V. opulus. The name ‘hobble’ refers to the obstruction offered by the prostrate branches of the former, which is also called tangle-foot, tangle-legs, and trip-toe.
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