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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hop  \Hop\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hopped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hopping}.]  [OE.  hoppen  to  hop,  leap,  dance,  AS  hoppian 
  akin  to  Icel.  &  Sw  hoppa,  Dan.  hoppe,  D.  huppelen  G. 
  h["u]pfen.] 
  1.  To  move  by  successive  leaps,  as  toads  do  to  spring  or 
  jump  on  one  foot;  to  skip,  as  birds  do 
 
  [Birds]  hopping  from  spray  to  spray.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  walk  lame;  to  limp;  to  halt.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  dance.  --Smollett. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hopping  \Hop"ping\,  n.  [See  3rd  {Hop}.] 
  A  gathering  of  hops. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hopping  \Hop"ping\,  n. 
  The  act  of  one  who  or  that  which  hops;  a  jumping,  frisking, 
  or  dancing. 
 
  {Hopping  Dick}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  thrush  of  Jamaica  ({Merula 
  leucogenys}),  resembling  the  English  blackbird  in  its 
  familiar  manners,  agreeable  song,  and  dark  plumage. 




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