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nobble

To shape stone roughly, usually at the quarry.
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When Chelsea tried to nobble Garcia with an over-the-top tackle it was him who took on Mourinho.
Tim Farron has urged Labour supporters to vote for his party in tactical bids to nobble the Tories.
And Scots Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie said: "This is a blatant attempt to nobble an academic, doctor evidence and pull the wool over the eyes of the people of Scotland.
Hay told the jury at Woolwich Crown Court: "Stephen Sayers said to me, 'You know you are going to have to make a phone call tonight and nobble them?
Rock star's son Otis Ferry spent last night in prison accused of trying to nobble a witness in his trial.
The 17-year-old kicked off the Polytrack proceedings by bringing Blue Hedges with a brave run through the pack, from a long way back, to nobble the favourite Kirkstone, on whom pounds 2,507 was traded in-running on Betfair at 1.
The only way Alex won't win is if Channel 5 nobble his chances.
There's no such thing as 'home advantage' at Wimbledon, old boy, in fact we'll go out of our way to nobble a Brit just to prove our sense of fair play.