hamble

Hamble

Ham"ble\, v. t. [OE. hamelen to mutilate, AS. hamelian; akin to OHG. hamal[=o]n to mutilate, hamal mutilated, ham mutilated, Icel. hamla to mutilate. Cf. Hamper to fetter.] To hamstring. [Obs.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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