Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A coarse sack for containing hops. As a measure a pocket of hops is 1½ hundredweight, and is about 5¾ feet in circumference and 7½ feet long.

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Examples

  • Presently a hop-pocket dropped through the press-hole overhead, and stiffened and fattened as they shovelled it full.

    Puck of Pook’s Hill

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