AskDefine | Define hopple

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hopple v : strap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the like-sided legs moving in unison; "hobble race horses" [syn: hobble]

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Noun

  1. A fetter for horses, or cattle, when turned out to graze; -- chiefly used in the plural.
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