Definition of Hop-picker

1. Noun. A machine used for picking hops.

Exact synonyms: Hopper
Generic synonyms: Machine



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hop-picker

hoots
hooty
hoove
hooved
hooven
hoover up
hoovered
hoovering
hoovers
hooves
hooving
hoowee
hooyah
hop
hop, skip, and a jump
hop-picker (current term)
hop-skip
hop-step-and-jump
hop a freight
hop clover
hop field
hop freight
hop garden
hop gardens
hop hornbeam
hop hornbeams
hop it
hop joint
hop marjoram
hop n pop

Literary usage of Hop-picker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. In Kent with Charles Dickens by Thomas Frost (1880)
"... on the road to Canterbury—Going a-hopping—A hop- picker's experiences of Kent and Bermuda—The convict's story. "WHERE is Dingley Dell? ..."

2. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1877)
"It was the same in all things—over-charge, under-weight, and adulteration were universal for the hop-picker. And yet Sutton Valence is evidently a pious ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1877)
"... hop-picker to any quantity of text and cant. A number of pickers attempted to rectify the wrong practised on them by the measurers in their own way. ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1904)
"The Prince is disguised as a hop- picker," he reminded him. ... The Prince beckoned to the waiting Nubians— " " He is still a hop-picker,'' remarked the ..."

5. British Farmer's Magazine (1871)
"THE HOP PICKER. The annual meeting of the Society for the Employment and Improved Lodging of the Нор-picker, was held at Maid- stone, the president, ..."

6. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1869)
"... hop-picker,) won the Plate ! In further proof of what large sums the most successful strains will fetch at the hammer, we need only point to the results ..."

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