Definition of Nobbled

1. Verb. (past of nobble) ¹



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Definition of Nobbled

1. nobble [v] - See also: nobble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nobbled

no way
no way Jose
no way to treat a lady
no while
no wonder
no worries
no wucking furries
noah
noahs
noarch
nobbier
nobbiest
nobbily
nobble
nobbled (current term)
nobbler
nobblers
nobbles
nobblier
nobbliest
nobbling
nobbly
nobbut
nobby
nobelium
nobeliums
nobiletin
nobiliary
nobiliary particle

Literary usage of Nobbled

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Buccaneer underwent the same fate as Old Calabar, and was nobbled, ... I don't know out of how much the reverend party has nobbled his poor old sister at ..."

2. Studies in English, Written and Spoken: For the Use of Continental Students by Cornelis Stoffel (1894)
"Who no bubble could blow but it floated,—Set no bait but it nobbled (= secured) its crowd,—Like their shares, at a discount are quoted,—-Like their stock, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"The editor, whom I expected to see here today, will doubtless " " nobbled 1 my lord," suddenly ejaculated Simon Flood. "nobbled! ..."

4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"The horse was nobbled—by whom it does not concern us to conjecture.—Bird a' Freedom. From old word nobble, to beat or rub; also nubble, to strike, ..."

5. Dark Days in Chile: An Account of the Revolution of 1891 by Maurice H. Hervey (1892)
"... for his telegrams read very much as if he was " nobbled," or his messages edited in Chile. It must be the latter ; the tyrant is master of the posts and ..."

6. Dark Days in Chile: An Account of the Revolution of 1891 by Maurice H. Hervey (1892)
"But he neither ' fell under nor^_was he ' nobbled^* nor were ' his telegrams edited in Chile ; they correspond verbatim with ..."

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