nobble nobble

Definition(s):

  1. (v) deprive of by deceit
  2. (v) make off with belongings of others
  3. (v) take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
  4. (v) disable by drugging

News

  1. Glitz and glamor for annual Detroit parade's Hob Nobble Gobble fundraiser

    Its name conjures something rustic but, make no mistake, the Hob Nobble Gobble is a citified extravaganza that offers something for everyone from kids to adults.
    on November 23, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Hob Nobble Gobble event to be held at Ford Field

    DETROIT (AP) - The nonprofit group that produces Detroit's Thanksgiving parade is to hold its annual pre-holiday fundraiser at Ford Field. The Parade Company's black-tie Hob Nobble Gobble party is set for Friday at the NFL stadium.
    on November 22, 2013     Source: WLNS Lansing

Quotes

  1. Mr Clarke said that Lord Steyn had accused him of seeking to "nobble the judiciary" - an accusation he found offensive and absurd.
    on Apr 24, 2006 By: Charles Clarke Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Instead of wide-ranging discussion the Government has sought to nobble the field in secret and to prevent debate," Mr Fraser said in a speech at the State Library of Victoria last night. "The laws should be opposed because they provide...
    on Oct 19, 2005 By: Malcolm Fraser Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /