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hops

  • n  twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
  • n  the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • n  twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
  • n  an informal dance where popular music is played
  • v  jump lightly
  • v  move quickly from one place to another
  • v  travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
  • v  traverse as if by a short airplane trip
  • v  jump across
  • v  make a jump forward or upward

  • Sure, there are downsides to brewery-touring: because barley and hops ship well, breweries are traditionally far from pastoral farms and close to ugly, industrial areas, and .
  • Traditionally, in Democratic contests, hops trump grapes: Walter Mondale beat Gary Hart in 1984, Bill Clinton beat Paul Tsongas in 1992, Al Gore beat Bill Bradley in 2000, and John .
  • Jerry Ford was asked to go but at 91 he has ruled out long jet hops.
News & Articles

  • Hops will be ready, manager says
    Audo Vicente pleased with look of his Hillsboro team's pitching staff going into Class A season On Tuesday morning, most of the Hillsboro Hops were on the field — in Arizona, taking batting practice. On Thursday, they will gather as a team for the first time at Hillsboro Ballpark. On Friday, they will play their first game. "We'll be ready," Hops manager Audo Vicente says. "We're going to be ...
    June 12, 2013 - Portland Tribune
  • Hillsboro Hops: New ballpark has traditional feel, modern amenities
    Hops owner Mike McMurray wanted to give the stadium a 'block party' feel.
    June 12, 2013 - The Hillsboro Argus
  • Farmers plant more hops across Yakima Valley
    High demand is driving farmers to plant more hops across the Yakima Valley.
    June 12, 2013 - KIMA Yakima
Quotes

  • Clint Barmes in The Canadian Press
    Then, when it got hard all over the field, there were some pretty good divots. That's baseball,Barmes said. "It's nice to have one of those hops go our way."
  • Barack Obama in New York Times
    I think the judge was clear that you can't change the rules six days before a caucus,Mr. Obama told reporters in San Francisco. "Any alternation would have disenfranchised maids, dishwashers, bell hops, people who work on the Strip."
  • Chauncey Billups in USA Today
    My hops? I can jump better him,Billups said. "I'm 6-3, he's 6-11, (and) barely dunking."

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