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  • v. Present participle of hobble.

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Examples

  • “There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk.

    The Vision of Mirza

  • There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk.

    Children's Literature A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes

  • There were indeed some Persons, but their Number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling March on the broken Arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a Walk.

    Spectator, September 1, 1711

  • There were indeed some Persons, but their Number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling March on the broken Arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a

    The Spectator, Volume 1 Eighteenth-Century Periodical Essays

  • Mr Banks, the government's chief economic adviser outside of Treasury, has also warned against responding to the nation's two-speed economy by "hobbling" the mining sector and called for cutbacks to taxpayer-funded assistance to manufacturers.

    The Australian | News |

  • "hobbling" their fore-feet, without the danger of the animals being lost to their owners; but such is rarely to be apprehended, except in the case of some incorrigible beasts who are not to be trusted.

    Fern Vale (Volume 1) or the Queensland Squatter

  • "hobbling" them, by tying the fore legs together to prevent them running away in case of an alarm, and arrange and fortify our encampment, as above related.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • "There were indeed some persons, but their numbers were very small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk.

    The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book

  • "There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk.

    Essays and Tales

  • I ran into a former law partner a month or so back who was hobbling into court – hip replacement due to repetitive trauma from running and jogging.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Burger Lite 26 Feb

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