- v deprive of by deceit
- v make off with belongings of others
- v take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
- v disable by drugging
nobble the race horses
- Charles Clarke in guardian.co.uk
Mr Clarke said that Lord Steyn had accused him of seeking to "nobble the judiciary" - an accusation he found offensive and absurd.
- Malcolm Fraser in Sydney Morning Herald
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...