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 for Hopping
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hop \Hop\ (h[o^]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hopped (h[o^]pt); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Hopping (h[o^]p"p[i^]ng).] [OE. hoppen to hop,
     leap, dance, AS. hoppian; akin to Icel. & Sw. hoppa, Dan.
     hoppe, D. huppelen, G. h["u]pfen.]
     1. To move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or
        jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do.
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              [Birds] hopping from spray to spray.  --Dryden.
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     2. To walk lame; to limp; to halt. --Dryden.
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     3. To dance. --Smollett.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hopping \Hop"ping\, n.
     The act of one who, or that which, hops; a jumping, frisking,
     or dancing.
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     Hopping Dick (Zool.), a thrush of Jamaica ({Merula
        leucogenys), resembling the English blackbird in its
        familiar manners, agreeable song, and dark plumage.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hopping \Hop"ping\, n. [See 3rd Hop.]
     A gathering of hops.
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