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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unhobble.


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  • Perhpas the hope is that by that time, these students will be able to afford their own laptop; one that is unhobbled by the shackles of their childhood machine.

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  • "Let's just leave them unhobbled, and try to get back before morning," Kethry suggested.

    Oathblood Lackey, Mercedes 1998

  • In delight at the extrication from their dilemma the boys chatted and joked as they repacked the saddle bags, unhobbled their ponies and prepared to resume riding.

    Comrades of the Saddle The Young Rough Riders of the Plains Frank V. Webster

  • Quickly the men ran to the woods where they had concealed their ponies, unhobbled, saddled and mounted them, riding along till they came to where Pete and the boys were.

    Comrades of the Saddle The Young Rough Riders of the Plains Frank V. Webster

  • White, he suddenly realized, had meant to him everything that he needed, but with White unhobbled in the deep woods, how was he to fill the time?

    The Man Thou Gavest

  • The men returned with the hide at 8.10 a.m. The bullocks, after their distress of yesterday, were left unhobbled and have strayed to some distance, not having come up yet at this hour -- 8.10 a.m.

    McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia John McKinlay

  • Then I dropped my twine on old Heck and unhobbled him, and come on back.

    Copper Streak Trail Eugene Manlove Rhodes 1901

  • Saleh and Tommy were away after the camels, and had been absent so many hours that I was afraid these people might have unhobbled the camels and driven them off, or else attacked the two who were after them.

    Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated, Ernest Giles 1866

  • Prayers answered, just then, only by the hooting of taxicabs, by sidewalk's shoeleather susurration and so X finds himself the same — unhobbled by wisdom, sanity unstrapped maybe for good, alone in fucking NYC.

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  • He unhobbled one of them and threw her over a blanket stinking of sweat and piss, and then swung himself up over the horse’s back and made a clucking sound to the animal.

    The Chisholms Evan Hunter 1976


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