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unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age

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(of structures or institutions) having lost stability

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Old Marrow-Bone, hobbling and tottering, followed behind.
Yet," continued he, turning to his attendants, "let us reverence, for the last time, the stately and gorgeous prejudices of the tottering Past!"
David's Tower was one tottering wall and a scattered mass of masonry.
Levin went into the pen, looked Pava over, and lifted the red and spotted calf onto her long, tottering legs.
hot I'm Chucking out my stilettos After tottering about in too-high heels all summer I'm ready to slip back into the comfort of Converse canvas.
My heavy duty boots with their deep moulded chunky heels and soles are perfect for inclement weather, but with one major drawback - every step packed more snow under the heel and after only a few steps, you guessed it, I was tottering on high heels.
The 93-run partnership off 45 balls between Watson and Binny turned the match in Royals way after the hosts were tottering at 45/4 in 9.2 overs .The Watson-Binny duo raced to 50-run stand in just 23 balls to put CSK on backfoot.
Summary: NEW DELHI - India opened its supermarket sector to foreign chains on Friday after months of dithering, pushing ahead with the boldest reforms yet in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government as it tries to revive the country's tottering economic growth.
London, July 19 ( ANI ): Harper Beckham was the centre of attention at Victoria's fashion presentation in Dublin as she was seen tottering along her mum at the event.
And the sight of the tottering piles of unread books on my bedside table - and the tottering piles of unread books on two bookshelves makes me very happy, but also very tense.
AS if tottering around on killer heels in a micro mini isn't hard enough for the TOWIE girls - they have to try and remain sat elegantly on their chairs, too...
He was incredible in Spartacus but it is the image of him tottering around alongside Marilyn in Some Like it Hot that will forever endure for me.
The British Academy Film Awards BBC1, 9pm Yes, it's that time of year again, when the great and good of the film industry put on their gladrags, slap on a bit of makeup and go tottering down a series of red carpets in the hope of winning a trophy that will either boost their careers or cap an already impressive CV.
However, Brett Lee rescued the innings with an excellent 48, and Steven Smith contributed 33 as NSW - tottering at 83-6 at one stage - recovered to reach 159-9.
DOCTORS are using Botox injections to cure a new condition known as "stilettotarsal" - caused by years of tottering around in high heels.