witch hobble


noun

the hobblebush.

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Origin of witch hobble

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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Example sentences from the Web for witch hobble

  • An abandoned main logging-road, well grown to leafless moose-wood and witch-hobble, led them up from the lake.