hopping John

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noun, often capitalized H \ˌhä-pən-ˈjän, -piŋ-\
variants: or

hoppin' John

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Definition of hopping John

  1. :  a dish made essentially of cowpeas, rice, and salt pork or bacon

1838

First Known Use of hopping john

1838

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