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 for Hop, skip and jump
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hop \Hop\, n.
     1. A leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a
        jump; a spring.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A dance; esp., an informal dance of ball. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Hop, skip and jump, Hop, step and a jump or Hop, step
     and jump,
  
     1. a game or athletic sport in which the participants cover
        as much ground as possible by a hop, stride, and jump in
        succession.
  
     2. a short distance. --Addison.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  hop skip and a jump \hop", skip", and a jump"\, hop skip and
  jump \hop", skip", and jump"\n.
     a short distance; as, it's just a hop, skip and a jump away.
     [Colloq.]
  
     Syn: stone's throw.
          [PJC]

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