Definition of hopple in English:


Line breaks: hop¦ple
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒp(ə)l

verb & noun

Another term for hobble (sense 2) of the verb), hobble (sense 2) of the noun).
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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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