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n. - The uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg; A shackle for the ankles or feet. v. - Strap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison;

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  • hobble race horses
  • So when the prosecutor called him to the witness stand, it took what seemed like forever for him to kind of hobble up to the stand.
  • ` ` Normally, when that type of thing happens, it's painful at first, you kind of hobble off and then it goes away, '' Redick said.
  • But he watched the small figure, that did after all "hobble" a little all the way down the room as the summoned housekeeper led the way. for more
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