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Definition: Hop back
, n. [OE. hoppe; akin to D. hop, hoppe, OHG. hopfo, G.
hopfen; cf. LL. hupa, W. hopez, Armor. houpez, and Icel.
humall, SW. & Dan. humle.]
1. (Bot.) A climbing plant (Humulus Lupulus
), having a
long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its
2. The catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in
brewing to give a bitter taste.
3. The fruit of the dog-rose. See Hip
. (Brewing) See under 1st Back
(Bot.), a species of yellow clover having heads
like hops in miniature (Trifolium agrarium
(Zo["o]l.), a small flea beetle (Haltica concinna
), very injurious to hops.
(Zo["o]l.), an aphid (Phorodon humuli
injurious to hop vines.
Hop froth fly
(Zo["o]l.), an hemipterous insect
), allied to the cockoo spits. It
often does great damage to hop vines.
(Bot.), an American tree of the genus Ostrya
) the American ironwood; also, a
European species (Ostrya vulgaris
(Zo["o]l.), a moth (Hypena humuli
), which in the
larval state is very injurious to hop vines.
, one who picks hops.
, a pole used to support hop vines.
(Bot.), a small American tree (Ptelia trifoliata
), having broad, flattened fruit in large
clusters, sometimes used as a substitute for hops.
(Bot.), the climbing vine or stalk of the hop.
, n. [F. bac: cf. Arm. bag, bak a bark, D. bak tray,
1. A large shallow vat; a cistern, tub, or trough, used by
brewers, distillers, dyers, picklers, gluemakers, and
others, for mixing or cooling wort, holding water, hot
, Jack back
, the cistern which receives the
infusion of malt and hops from the copper.
, a vat in which distillers ferment the wort to
, a cistern to hold a supply of water; esp. a
small cistern at the back of a stove, or a group of pipes
set in the fire box of a stove or furnace, through which
water circulates and is heated.
2. A ferryboat. See Bac