Definitions For Hamble


hambl (obsolete, transitive) To mutilate; hamstring; cut away. (transitive) To cut out the balls of the feet of (dogs) so as to render them unfit for hunting. (intransitive) To walk lame; limp.

Alternative forms

hammel, hamel, hammle


From Middle English hamelen, from {{inh, en, ang, hamelian, , to hamstring, mutilate}}, from {{inh, en, gem-pro, hamalōną}}, *hamlōną, , to mutilate, from {{der, en, ine-pro, *kem-, , mutilated, hornless}}. Cognate with {{cog, de, hammeln}}, hämmeln, , to geld, {{cog, is, hamla, , to mutilate, maim}}, {{cog, nl, hamel, , wether}}.



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Words With Friends NO
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Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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