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hopple

Syllabification: hop·ple
Pronunciation: /ˈhäpəl
 
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Definition of hopple in English:

verb& noun

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

Origin

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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