Definition of Hoppings

1. Noun. (British) An traditional annual fair, usually at Whitsuntide, formerly associated with livestock markets. ¹



2. Noun. (plural of hopping) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoppings

1. hopping [n] - See also: hopping

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoppings

hopologist
hopologists
hopped
hopped-up
hopped up
hopper
hopper crystal
hopperings
hoppers
hoppet
hoppier
hoppiest
hoppiness
hopping mad
hoppings (current term)
hoppity
hopple
hoppled
hopples
hoppling
hoppo
hoppoes
hopportunity
hoppos
hopposite
hoppy
hops
hopsack
hopsacking

Literary usage of Hoppings

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1. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records by Charles William Manwaring (1902)
"... Deed of Gift from John Morgan of Rey, in the County of Fairfield, Husbandman, 9 October, 1670, and Quit-Claims to said Nicholas hoppings 29 April, 1700. ..."

2. The Works of Mr. John Gay: In Four Volumes. To which is Added an Account of by John Gay (1770)
"Ye fairys and goblins, With hoppings and babblings, ... All fairy i and goblins, All goblins and fairys, With hoppings and hobbling!, ..."

3. North-west Territory: Reports of Progress; Together with a Preliminary and by Henry Youle Hind, Canada. Provincial secretary's office (1859)
"Iron hoppings are in great request among Half-breeds, on their hunting expeditions. They can then more safely allow their horses to feed some distance from ..."

4. Records Relating to the Early History of Boston by Boston (Mass.). Registry Dept (1883)
"THE LANE down to Moltons point: Att the Entring of the lane, between Mr hoppings & Peirces Close 22 foot, ..."

5. Examples of Printed Folk-lore Concerning Northumberland by Marie Clothilde Balfour (1904)
"These meetings are called hoppings still here . . . continue to be the scene of much old- fashioned sort ... For hoppings see also BRAND, ii. 7. Hot-trod. ..."

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