from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing skippers or cheese-hoppers. See skipper, 4 .
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"Then I whirled in," said Mr. Rabbit, "and played the liveliest tunes I could think of, -- 'Billy in the Low Grounds,' '' Possum up the Gum-Stump, '' Chicken in the Bread-Tray, 'and all those hoppery-skippery, jiggery-dancery tunes that make your feet go whether or no.