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  • n. A napkin for an infant.
  • n. Theatre curtain.
  • n. Babies nappies.


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  • He staid still there a good long spell, and the minister and Huldy left him there and come up to the house; but they hadn't more than got in the door before they see old Tom a hippin 'along, as high-steppin' as ever, sayin '' Talk! talk! and quitter! quitter! 'and struttin' and gobblin 'as if he'd come through the Red

    Oldtown Fireside Stories

  • Seven years ago had he been drowned, according to general belief, one fearful night, in crossing the river by Bromiley or Brunckerley hippin-stones.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)

  • It is beautifully situated on a slope on the Yorkshire side of the Ribble, beyond the "hippin-stones" we have named.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)

  • Now, it was but a mile or so from this ancient borough to Brunckerley, or Bromiley hippin (stepping) stones, across the Ribble, where, upon this insecure but long-used mode of transit, the steps of our forefathers were guided over the ford.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)

  • Neither horse nor man could wade that hurly-burly there last night, for the waters were out, and the footboy from Waddow told me that nobody could even cross the hippin-stones at eight o'clock.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)

  • "And I'll lay thee a grey lapstone, an 'a tachin-end to boot, that I run ower t' hippin-stones to-night, and never a wet sole; but a buss and a wet lip I'll bring fro 'the bonniest maiden at Waddow!"

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)

  • With the hippin 'and the hoppin' and the bippin 'and the boppin', they don't know what the jazz is all about.


  • - I want to put Facebook’s Music Player application on this page in order to facilitate the aforementioned hippin’ and hoppin’.


  • Said product is a movie, and said movie has a soundtrack that will get the kids a-hippin’ and a-hoppin’.


  • I will ketchup laytur – keep awn wif teh singin and dansin an hip-hippin an ai’ll be baak laytur!

    Okay. When they start - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?


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