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Hop

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The plant, called by Tusser “Robin Hop.” (Danish hop.) To hop on one leg is the Anglo-Saxon hopetan or hoppian.

Get into thy hopyard, for now it is time

To teach Robin Hop on his pole how to climb.”


Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry, xli. 17.

Thick as hops. Very numerous; very compact.


“And thousand other things as thicke as hops.”


Taylor the Water Poet (1630).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hoodlum (American slang)
Hoodman Blind
Hook, Hooks
Hook it!
Hook or Crook (By)
Hookey Walker
Hooped Pots
Hoopoe (Upupa Epops)
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Hopkinsians
Hopping Giles
Hopton
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