Old English also hobeler, Old French hobelier, Latin hobellarius. See hobby a horse.
hobbler (plural hobblers)
- One who hobbles.
- (UK, historical) One who by his tenure was to maintain a horse for military service; a kind of light horseman in the Middle Ages who was mounted on a hobby.
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