Monday, October 18, 2010

Word 2730: Nobble

verb [ trans.] Brit., informal
1. try to influence or thwart (someone or something) by underhanded or unfair methods
• accost (someone), esp. in order to persuade them to do something
• tamper with (a racehorse or greyhound) to prevent it from winning a race, esp. by giving it a drug
2. obtain dishonestly; steal
• seize