Definition of hopple in English:

hopple

verb & noun

Riding
  • another term for hobble
    • ‘Leaving his own horse lying flat down in the long prairie grass, and the mustang hoppled, Joe rode on directly toward the emigrant camp.’

Origin

Late 16th century: probably of Low German origin and related to early Flemish hoppelen and Middle Dutch hobelen jump, dance; compare with hobble.

Pronunciation:

hopple

/ˈhäpəl/