clodhoppers

n Heavy, coarse work shoes. Malcolm! Get your muddyclodhoppers out of my kitchen! 1830s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • clodhoppers — noun (especially referring to heavy or clumsy shoes) …   Wiktionary

  • clodhoppers — (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. construction boots, work boots, brogues, brogans, combat boots, waffle stompers*, gunboats*; see also boot 1 , shoe …   English dictionary for students

  • clodhoppers — n. ploughman; clumsy person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Earl Johnson and his Clodhoppers — Earl Johnson um 1922 Earl Johnson (* 24. August 1886 im Gwinnett County, Georgia, als Robert Earl Johnson; † 31. Mai 1965) war ein US amerikanischer Old Time Musiker. Johnson ist wohl einer der bekanntesten und talentiertesten Fiddler, die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clodhopper (shoe) — Clodhoppers are heavy, leather broad bottomed shoes worn by farm persons. The broad soles of the shoes permit the foot to span lumpy clods left from plowing and other cultivating. Hence, there was born the idea that the shoe enabled feet to hop… …   Wikipedia

  • Clodhopper (candy) — Clodhoppers are crunchy, fudge covered graham clusters. They are marketed by the Kraves Candy Co., located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They are available in vanilla, chocolate, dark chocolate, dark chocolate fudge, and trademarked Cookies… …   Wikipedia

  • Earl Johnson (fiddler) — Earl Johnson (born August 24, 1886 Gwinnett County, Georgia died May 31, 1965) was an old time fiddler who was very much influenced by the music of Gid Tanner and his Skillet Lickers.BiographyRobert Earl Johnson learned to play the fiddle from an …   Wikipedia

  • Earl Johnson and his Dixie Entertainers — Earl Johnson um 1922 Earl Johnson (* 24. August 1886 im Gwinnett County, Georgia, als Robert Earl Johnson; † 31. Mai 1965) war ein US amerikanischer Old Time Musiker. Johnson ist wohl einer der bekanntesten und talentiertesten Fiddler, die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Earl Johnson (Musiker) — Earl Johnson um 1922 Earl Johnson (* 24. August 1886 im Gwinnett County, Georgia, als Robert Earl Johnson; † 31. Mai 1965) war ein US amerikanischer Old Time Musiker. Johnson ist wohl einer der bekanntesten und talentiertesten Fiddler, die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • clodhopper — UK [ˈklɒdˌhɒpə(r)] / US [ˈklɑdˌhɑpər] noun [countable] Word forms clodhopper : singular clodhopper plural clodhoppers informal 1) clodhoppers [plural] humorous large heavy shoes 2) old fashioned someone who often accidentally breaks things or… …   English dictionary

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