Definitions

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  • n. An impediment similar to a limp.

Etymologies

From Scots hirple. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Four or five days cooped up indoors was a sore test of his temper, but the relief of being able to hurple vigorously out into the garden, and finding himself a fast learner in the art of using his new legs, brought immediate sunny weather with him.

    The Hermit of Eyton Forest

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  • Scots - walk with a limp; hobble.

    January 3, 2008