hop-picker


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hop-picker

n
(Agriculture) a person employed or a machine used to pick hops
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Noun1.hop-picker - a machine used for picking hops
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
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hop-picker

nHopfenpflücker(in) m(f)
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hop-picker

[ˈhɒpˌpɪkəʳ] nraccoglitore/trice di luppolo
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I got employment among the hop-pickers next; and that done, I went to London with my new friends.
It was sufficiently late in the year for the orchards to be ruddy with ripe apples; and in a few places the hop-pickers were already at work.
One Canadian officer reported seizing a pitchfork from the hands of a female hop-picker who was intent on putting an end to a wounded Nazi pilot!