Definition of Hoppled
1. hopple [v] - See also: hopple
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoppled
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Literary usage of Hoppled
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Sketch of the Development of the Modern Horse by F[red] S[mith] Cooley (1906)
"horses to prevent mixing; but their use has not always prevented * mix ups," when a hoppled pacer gets tangled and goes down. ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"... for tying a cow's legs at milking time ; and hoppled, ... Some was very nimble, and some seemed very hoppled. ..."
3. Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, New York (State). Supreme Court (1852)
"On the trial, it was proved that the plaintiff's horses were, in August, 1848, hoppled together and pasturing in the plaintiff's lot. ..."
4. The Farm and the Fireside: Or, The Romance of Agriculture. Being Half Hour by John Lauris Blake (1852)
"After service during the day they are hoppled by fastening their fore-legs together with a cord, and turned out to feed. To fasten them to one spot in the ..."
5. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"Each man takes his night horse, which has been tied up near camp all night, and rides off into the prairies, looking up the saddle horses hoppled out the ..."
6. Legends of Michigan and the Old North West, Or, A Cluster of Unpublished by Flavius Josephus Littlejohn (1875)
"In due time and without incident, they arrived at the southern verge of the valley, in which their horses had been successively hoppled out to feed. ..."