Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of nobble.

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Examples

  • It was all designed to prevent the doping or 'nobbling' of horses.

    Dead Cert

  • December 9, 2008: Judge Roberts is forced to discharge the jury after two jurors report allegations of 'nobbling'

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  • Having taken an interest in his case in the past, I had better record that Otis (son of Bryan) Ferry has been freed on bail after, in the words of the Cotswold Journal: after he spent four months in jail while awaiting trial on charges of ‘nobbling’ witnesses set to testify in a case involving the alleged assault of a fox hunt monitor near Stow.

    Otis Ferry out on bail

  • Scamming a billion or so whilst nobbling the horse they were promoting seems to be the charge.

    Leaders TV Debate – Law & Order Summary SHOCK! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Shropshire huntmaster Otis Ferry heard today that charges of “witness nobbling” – that saw him locked up for four months – are likely be dropped.

    Case against Otis Ferry on the point of collapse

  • It says a lot for the quality of this Tory MP's intelligence that it hasn't crossed his mind that if one of the allegations against Mr Ferry is for nobbling witnesses, it might not necessarily serve the ends of justice to let him loose.

    Otis Ferry stays behind bars

  • It is amazing that Italian football teams, notorious for referee-nobbling, are still allowed to play internationally.

    If England do 'lose' the 2018 World Cup, it may be in a noble cause

  • Ferry, who has been on remand in HMP Gloucester for eight weeks, could face another four months in custody as he awaits trial for robbery, assault and “witness nobbling” charges.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Ferry, who has been on remand in HMP Gloucester for eight weeks, could face another four months in custody as he awaits trial for robbery, assault and “witness nobbling” charges.

    Otis Ferry stays behind bars

  • Though he was not without controversy himself, the overall effect, nonetheless, I would argue, would be to transform the individual to a point where one of the things he would not put up with is the appalling state of our governance and the idealistic nobbling of our current society.

    Archive 2009-07-01

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