hop-picking


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hop-picking

n
the activity of picking hops
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hop-picking

nHopfenernte f, → Hopfenpflücken nt; hop-picking seasonHopfenernte f
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Little dirty Jack, who abides in Clement's Inn gateway, and blacks my boots for a penny, takes his month's hop-picking every year as a matter of course.
So the nearest they got to a holiday was to go hop-picking.
Faversham Hop Festival is a two-day family event on September 2-3 to commemorate the golden days of hop-picking. There'll be live music, street theatre and morris dancing - favershamhopfestival.org.
I also remember the hordes of Londoners moving their families to Kent for a few weeks for hop-picking, which also got them out of the polluted air of the capital.
Her father, George, was of the firm McConnell-Hinds, which made innovative hop-picking machinery.
NEW Tredgar magistrates today dealt with 38 parents who had not sent their children to school from September 1 to October 2, and it was alleged they had gone hop-picking.
After trying to find his place in the world, and failing, he had decided to drop out of society altogether and was now about to hitch a lift down to Kent for the hop-picking season.
It all started with an idea for a show set in the 1930s about Londoners descending on Kent for the hop-picking season.
But the power of Kathleen's writing is that she also highlights the importance of neighbourliness and kinship networks in the battle against poverty, the vitality of women, and the joy that came from sing-songs, the playing of games and hop-picking outings.
In the 1930s George Orwell put hop-picking "in the category of things that are great fun when they are over".
"For example, the prevalence of infectious diseases such as mumps and measles can be tracked by attendance records, as can children missing school to go to work, for example to help their parents hop-picking or with the harvest.