Definition of Clodhoppers

1. Noun. (plural of clodhopper) (especially referring to heavy or clumsy shoes) ¹



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Definition of Clodhoppers

1. clodhopper [n] - See also: clodhopper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clodhoppers

clockwork universes
clockworklike
clockworks
clockworky
clocortolone
clod
clodded
cloddier
cloddiest
clodding
cloddish
cloddishness
cloddishnesses
cloddy
clodhopper
clodhoppers (current term)
clodhopping
clodly
clodpate
clodpated
clodpates
clodpole
clodpoles
clodpolish
clodpoll
clodpolls
clodronate
clodronates
clodronic acid
clods

Literary usage of Clodhoppers

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1. Reginald Hastings: Or, A Tale of the Troubles in 164- by Eliot Warburton (1850)
"... those clodhoppers let blood enough too, to keep Nhe fever down ; And if it please God, I may yel |«ee the poor ..."

2. Roman Legends: A Collection of the Fables and Folk-lore of Rome by Rachel Harriette Busk (1877)
"THE SE VEX clodhoppers.1 SEVEN clodhoppers went to confession. ' Father, I stole something,' said the first. ' What was it you stole ? ' asked the priest. ..."

3. Reminiscences Chiefly of Oriel College and the Oxford Movement by T[homas] Mozley (1882)
"But if any one could but have seen the two men—Keble, who loved and honoured his ' clodhoppers,' and this fellow, who \vas preparing to hate and despise ..."

4. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Western Literary Institute and by Western Literary Institute and College of Professional Teachers (1839)
"But alas for us, the clodhoppers, evil was brewing against us, as will soon appear-by the sequel. On each Saturday the custom with ..."

5. Original Plays by William Schwenck Gilbert (1908)
"They're clumsy clodhoppers With axes and choppers, And shepherds and ploughmen, And drovers and cowmen, And hedgers and reapers, And carters and keepers, ..."

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