Definition of Hamble

1. v. t. To hamstring.



Definition of Hamble

1. Proper noun. a river in Hampshire, England. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To mutilate; hamstring; cut away. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To cut out the balls of the feet of (dogs) so as to render them unfit for hunting. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To walk lame; limp. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hamble

1. to cripple a dog [v HAMBLED, HAMBLING, HAMBLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hamble

hamartomas
hamartomatous
hamartophobia
hamate
hamate bone
hamate fracture
hamated
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hamathecia
hamathecium
hamatum
hamaul
hamauls
hamaxophobia
hambergite
hamble
hambled
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hambling
hambone
hamboned
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hamburger
hamburger bun
hamburger roll
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hamburgerlike
hamburgerology
hamburgers

Literary usage of Hamble

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1. A Ramble Through the United States, Canada, and the West Indies by John Shaw (1856)
"A Hamble THROUGH THE UNITED STATES, CHAPTER IV. I LEFT Montreal November 26. The weather continued warm and unusually fine up to the period of my departure. ..."

2. Highways and Byways in Hampshire by D. H. Moutray Read (1908)
"... with the result that his temporalities were for a time sequestered ? With our subject-matter, too, the Bishop was concerned, for On the Hamble ..."

3. The Remains of the Late Mrs. Richard Trench: Being Selections from Her by Melesina Chenevix St. George Trench (1862)
"There are already a great abundance, all my own planting, but I am spreading them in every direction. SONNET TO THE KIVER Hamble. March 22. ..."

4. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1827)
"... out of Phantom, by Hamble- I Rubens 2 Duke of' Grafton's bc Bolivar, by The following also started but were not placed : Comus 0 Air. Rogers's br. c. ..."

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