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- n. Plural form of hop.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hop.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
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She hops from the saddle as the horse becomes dragon, becomes sphinx, becomes phoenix bursting to flame.
Minutes later, the captain hops onto Panamanian soil and ties the boat to a banana plant.
We'll also buy hops from the brewing supply store.
* Chodin hops off the chairlift - skis in front, poles to his side: textbook form*
Standing at the bridge, Yin hops over the rails onto the water below.
Darren Aronofsky's "The Fountain" was the first to fall, a ludicrous farrago about the search for eternal life that hops from the Spanish Inquisition to the present and into the future.
On his knees, he reads a page, scanning his elegant handwriting, his memory racing back in hops, skips and jumps to the timestamped date.
It was a man, and he was running in short hops, as if he were using a stick or cane to assist him in covering ground rapidly.
They have to calculate a path in short hops, and take us through a step at a time.
At other dancers they looked with a kind of airy scorn -- they, the light brigade, the heroes of a hundred Kensington 'hops' -- from whom alone could the right manner and smile and step be hoped.
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