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  • n. Plural form of hobbletehoy.


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  • England, where all the people are barbarous -- yet is it irritatingly expensive when a great Northern Nursery sends out its hordes, and gawky hoydens and hobbletehoys are getting themselves accomplished in the foreign languages, music, drawing, geography, the use of the globes, and the dumb-bells.

    Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2


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