Definitions

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  • n. The climbing stem of the hop.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The climbing stem of the hop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The climbing or twining stem of the hop-plant.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In one of them, buried in a thick tangle of wild pear, crab-apple, sorrel, young oaks, and hopbine, clouds of tiny black flies swarmed round Olga Mihalovna.

    The Party

  • I might describe more prints, and the pleasure they have given me; I might pile epithet upon epithet; I might say that the colour was as deep and as delicate as flower-bloom, and every outline spontaneous, and exquisite to the point of reminding me of the hopbine and ferns.

    Modern Painting

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