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hobble

1. a strap, rope, etc., used to hobble a horse
2. a castrated ferret
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If similar hobble skirt cars, for example, are introduced in a city like Karachi, where people predominantly use loose dresses, they may not attract as many people as it did in case of the US and Europe.
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I felt tremendous pain in my left foot for a couple of minutes, and then I was able to hobble the 200 or so meters to the finish.
officials hope that his arrest will hobble the AL Qaeda network and lead to the capture of bin Laden and other terrorist leaders.
The Coast Guard said the two-masted Broken Hobble apparently left Brookings for Hawaii some time ago.
From our house he has easy access to about 10 pubs - all within a five-minute hobble.
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I'm a victim of this tragic disorder myself, though I still manage to hobble around, so I was briefly cheered when a doctor told me recently that I didn't have to worry much about breast cancer, given my size.
The poor woman was in obvious pain, yet she was forced to hobble through the magnetometer and then stand on the painted footprints for a wanding and further examination.