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nobbling

illegal interference with a horse before a race to ensure that it does not race well.
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The fed-up MP claimed: "They are trying to nobble the Opposition.
AMY Winehouse scrapped a meeting with two men involved in a plot to nobble her husband's GBH trial, a court heard yesterday.
AMY Winehouse missed a meeting with two men involved in a plot to nobble her husband's GBH trial, a court heard yesterday.
In other words, the Tory manacles are a partisan attempt by the political wing of spivs, speculators and bad bosses to destroy organised resistance, nobble Labour and create a 21st-century slave workforce.
The Conservatives announced last autumn that they are going to lurch away from that and only nobble the working-age poor and only the working-age poor will make additional sacrifices to balance the books.
At that time he was also cleared of trying to nobble a juror during his trial for the 2000 murder of Freddie Knights.
There's no such thing as 'home advantage' at Wimbledon, old boy, in fact we'll go out of our way to nobble a Brit just to prove our sense of fair play.
New Stanley boss Leam Richardson added: "I had a little nobble with Will, asking him how many games it's been since he scored and he pops up with four.
He said that CM, Hoti did all this in reaction at my severe protest to end the Housing Project from Issa Khan, however, DCO Nowshera is trying to nobble the land lords from my constituency Issa Khan.