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hobble

1. a strap, rope, etc., used to hobble a horse
2. a castrated ferret
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Darren wasn't fit and was really hobbling at Bodymoor Heath on Friday after training so we couldn't bring him up with us.
Ellen has been having trouble with her knee and whilst hobbling down some stairs went over on her ankle.
With South Dakota State's only tall player out with an injury and its top scorer hobbling on a bad hip Sunday, the beleaguered Jackrabbits probably hung around a bit longer than they should have in a 72-61 nonconference men's basketball loss to Cal State Northridge in front of a crowd of 792 at the Matadome.
I asked at the desk that he should get a seat in the departure lounge but that was not done and no passenger offered him a seat, for all he was hobbling along with a stick.
And Bellamy proved a constant threat to the Mallorca defence just eight days after hobbling out of the action against third round opponents Valerenga.
Though their work would later be derided by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright as hobbling America's organic architectural movement, the fair's primary architects Daniel Burnham and John Root oversaw the creation of neoclassical buildings that awed visitors, some of whom broke down weeping when they caught sight of what came to be known as the White City.
As managers today seem hell-bent on shortening development time, risks can be even more hobbling than they otherwise might be.
The next morning I saw the Justice hobbling to his car on crutches.