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Wednesday Word: Hirple

Hirple - noun or verb

Hirple is a chiefly Scottish word which means to limp (verb) or to describe a limping motion (noun).

Some example sentences:

‘At the moment of his ultimate triumph, Stein left the bench in Lisbon, and he can be seen hirpling away to the dressing room.’

‘After returning to the UK he more or less hopped and hirpled his way home from the south of England to Lewis.’
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