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hobbler


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hobbler  \Hob"bler\,  n. 
  One  who  hobbles. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hobbler  \Hob"bler\,  n.  [OE.  also  hobeler,  OF  hobelier,  LL 
  hobellarius  See  {Hobby}  a  horse.]  (Eng.  Hist.) 
  One  who  by  his  tenure  was  to  maintain  a  horse  for  military 
  service;  a  kind  of  light  horseman  in  the  Middle  Ages  who  was 
  mounted  on  a  hobby.  --Hallam.  Sir  J.  Davies. 




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