Definition of Common hop
1. Noun. European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America.
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Literary usage of Common hop
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... Lupulus (the common hop), such as inhalations of the steam of infusions, or hop-pillows. In addition we may group as narcotics certain substances which ..."
2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1859)
"much superior to the common Hop« for all <]• .m. • l k- purpose». They ore about three time?. their strength, as has been proved by analysis, mid have been ..."
3. Recreative Science: A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation (1860)
"60), which is composed of an assemblage of blossoms inclosed within a sort of sheath or hood ; Fio. 87.—Fertile Blossoms of common hop. aa, scaly flowers ..."
4. The Hop and Its Constituents: A Monograph on the Hop Plant by Alfred Chaston Chapman (1905)
"It is a perennial like the common hop, more delicate in its bine and foliage, ... The common hop is a native wild plant met with throughout Europe and ..."
5. Cultivated Plants: Their Propagation and Improvement by Frederick William Thomas Burbridge (1877)
"Hops are readily multiplied by division. The plants in this order bear male and female flowers on separate individuals, so that common hop ..."
6. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"H. Lupulus (common hop).—A vigorous climber, native of the north ... The Common Hop is a very useful plant for clambering over hedges, trellises, &c. ..."