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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOPSCOTCH

We p. 71played hopscotch, which is good training for the calves of the legs.

With careful tread he passed over a hopscotch court with its forgotten pickeystone.

Of children's games, that known as "Hopscotch" was originally a religious rite practised at funerals.

You'll feel weaker still if Hopscotch comes in and finds you with nothing unpacked!

Queke was probably a kind of hopscotch, and penny-prick a tossing game; both enjoyed an evil repute, according to Strutt.

The girls (and sometimes the boys) play a very elaborate kind of hopscotch.

WORD ORIGIN

1801 (from 1789 as hop-scot), from hop (v.) + scotch (n.2) "scratch," from the lines scored in the dirt to make the squares for the game.

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