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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hirple.

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Examples

  • He is a queer pathetic little beast and Madame has him "hospitalized" on the bottom shelf of the sideboard in the living room, whence he comes down (six inches to the floor) to greet me, and then gravely hirples back, the hind legs looking very pathetic as he hops in.

    In Flanders Fields and Other Poems

  • To daunton me, &c. He hirples twa fauld as he dow,

    Song-To Daunton Me

  • He hirples twa fauld as he dow, [limps double, can]

    Robert Burns How To Know Him

  • He boasts and he hirples the weary day lang: [coughs, limps]

    Robert Burns How To Know Him

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