Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of unhobble.

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Examples

  • The stranger paused in the act of unhobbling the one remaining pony.

    Blazed Trail Stories and Stories of the Wild Life

  • He saw that some of the vaqueros were running toward the arroya, that some were busily unhobbling the mules, and that one or two had kneeled and were preparing to shoot.

    Blazed Trail Stories and Stories of the Wild Life

  • I drew erect directly opposite his shoulders, so that I could not be seen from the lodges and unhobbling his feet, led him into the concealment of a group of ponies and had the saddle on in a trice.

    Lords of the North

  • The old beggar had disappeared, and, raising herself on her elbow, she saw him unhobbling his sorry-looking horse.

    The Black

  • Shoutings for the mkhaznia, infuriated commands to the guards, racings to the stables and the Kasbah yard, unhobbling of horses, stamping and clattering of hoofs, and scurryings through dark corridors of men carrying torches and flares.

    The Scapegoat; a romance and a parable

  • Another thing that annoyed me was their absurd and stupid custom of hobbling, and unhobbling, while the camels were lying down.

    Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,

  • The Afghans not only persist in hobbling and unhobbling while the camels are lying down, but never think of taking the hobbles entirely off at all, as they unfasten the hobble from one leg and put both on the other, so that the poor brutes always have to carry them on one leg when they are travelling.

    Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,

  • They quickly caught their steeds, and, unhobbling them, mounted.

    The Young Berringtons The Boy Explorers

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