[noun] a period of time spent in military service
Synonyms: enlistment, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour
[noun] the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
Synonyms: arrest, check, halt, stay, stop, stoppage
[noun] an unforeseen obstacle
Synonyms: hang-up, rub, snag
[noun] a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
[noun] a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it
[noun] any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
Synonyms: hindrance, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference
[noun] the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
Synonyms: hobble, limp
[verb] to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"
[verb] walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
Synonyms: limp, hobble
[verb] jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
Synonyms: buck, jerk
[verb] travel by getting free rides from motorists
Synonyms: hike, thumb
[verb] connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"