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hobble

1. a strap, rope, etc., used to hobble a horse
2. a castrated ferret
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Hopple and Filancia will work out of the Chappaqua office, serving the communities of Chappaqua, Rye, Armonk, Bedford, Pound Ridge, Katonah, Briarcliff Manor, Purchase, Mount Kisco, Pleasantville and Thomwood.
Lower-limb function as determined by functional tests including the single and triple hop tests, timed hop tests, vertical jump tests, stairs hopple test, figure eight running and other relevant functional tests.
Hopple, United States Intelligence: An Encyclopedia (New York: Garland Publishing, 1990), p.
When Hopple Hare joins them, the threesome venture on and discover that the great golden thing is a sunflower planted by Bramble Bear's mate, Brindle Bear.
Frank Hopple, Manager of Welding & NDE Services for Bechtel International (which joined with Fluor Constructors-Canada to form MCC), worked with UA Local 488 union members to develop various procedures for welding pipe at the site using the STT process.
In fact, Little has provided an opportunity of ownership to two of his employees, Rick Zirges and Tom Hopple.
These efforts, including the Early Warning and Monitoring System (EWAMS), were contemporaneous with the creation of the World Event Interaction Survey (WEIS) and Conflict and Peace Data Bank (COPDAB) event coding frameworks as well as a variety of systematic forecasting techniques (see Andriole and Hopple 1984; Choucri and Robinson 1979; Daly and Andriole 1980; Hopple 1984; Hopple, Andriole, and Freedy 1984; Laurance 1990; Phillips and Rimkunas 1983; Singer and Wallace 1979).
Hopple, "Air Force Command and Control: Assessment Criteria for Computer Based Decision Aiding Systems," 103, and Anthony J.
Gerald Hopple, 46, of Long Beach was found unconscious in his cell at 11:38 a.
Hopple, founder of Hopple Plastics, received the 1997 Thermoformer of the Year Award at the annual awards dinner.