Definition of hopple in English:


Syllabification: hop·ple
Pronunciation: /ˈhäpəl

verb& noun

Another term for hobble (sense 2) of the verb).
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  • Leaving his own horse lying flat down in the long prairie grass, and the mustang hoppled, Joe rode on directly toward the emigrant camp.


late 16th century: probably of Low German origin and related to early Flemish hoppelen and Middle Dutch hobelen 'jump, dance'; compare with hobble.

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