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 Meanings and Examples of HOBBLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  walk lame, bearing chiefly on one leg; walk with a hitch or hop, or with crutches; move roughly or irregularly
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  On with the hobble, on with the limp, since the dance was over.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 12
2  Ah, cursed Gascon that I am, I get from one hobble into another.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
3  His drab courageous wife drove the wagon, and she helped Kennicott support him as he hobbled up the steps, into the house.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
4  Still, even then, he did nothing more than swear a little, and wrapped his foot in old rags, and hobbled out to take the car.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
5  But the other hobbled industriously after him.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
6  He hobbled away, and I could see him hurrying, as well as he could, down the steps.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
7  After a swift struggle of tongues Mr. Holohan hobbled out in haste.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
8  On the fifteenth day I came in sight of the big river again, and hobbled into the Central Station.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
9  Not far from them were three hobbled horses.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 6: Chapter 12
10  The other horses too were frightened, and splashing through the water with their hobbled legs, and drawing their hoofs out of the thick mud with a squelching sound, they bounded out of the marsh.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 6: Chapter 12
11  At my summons, instead of the man of violence whom we expected, a very old and wrinkled woman hobbled into the apartment.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  So the Prior of Saint Botolph's hobbled back again into the refectory, to preside over the stockfish and ale, which was just serving out for the friars' breakfast.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
13  He hobbled over the grass as fast as he could.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
14  She hobbled into the room where I was, leaning on a cane.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII.
15  Bidding the messenger walk fast, and not be all night hobbling up the stairs, she followed her from the room with a very ill grace, scolding all the way.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
Example Sentence:
1  It's a pity for me to see an old woman hobble away.
2  She turned her ankle on the rocks and had to hobble back to camp.
3  I hurt my foot, and had to hobble home.
4  Some of the runners could only manage to hobble over the finishing line.
5  The old man had to hobble along the road with the aid of his stick.
6  Still hobbled by power failures and waterlogged transit, the New York region started to restore some transportation services on Wednesday, as it struggled to return to daily life.
7  The last time I saw Rachel she was hobbling around with a stick.