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nobble

verb
British slang

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1 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • an old scam that's been used for years to nobble unsuspecting London tourists

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • a London bobby nobbled the pickpocket just as he was about to make off with the tourist's watch

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The first known use of nobble was in 1847

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“Nobble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nobble. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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