clodhopper


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clodhopper

1. n. a big shoe. Wipe the mud off those clodhoppers before you come in here.
2. n. a stupid person; a rural oaf. You don’t know it, but that clodhopper is worth about two million bucks.
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It was his assistant coach, all those years ago, who had insisted that clodhopper kid say Mister Iba; anyway, the incident had occurred well before the war.
354) in Scrope's eyes, but to the narrator 'this young Roman clodhopper, as he lies snoring there, is really statuesque' (p.
dead flies, snakeskins, bat shit, a boy's clodhopper,
In recent years a number of high quality books collecting art both written and visual by Central Valley natives has dispelled the region's old clodhopper image--everything from editors James Baloian and David Kherdian's quite startling celebration of Fresno's poetry, Down at the Santa Fe Depot (1970), to watercolorist Rollin Pickford's equally remarkable visual exploration of the same area, California Light (1998), with much in between.
Picture a human Gumby: bendable, flexible, standing 5 1/2" tall, but boasting pencil-thin limbs and clodhopper feet.
A baboon, a bushnigger, a Tyrolean clodhopper and blistering Hottentot
Beside him his arch-enemy, task force cop John Travolta, seems like a clodhopper.
He rebuked David Cameron when the Prime Clodhopper likened gardening, a passion for millions of Brits, to tidying up litter.
Osborne hits 188-1 double Jamie Osborne has his team in fine fettle and he completed a 188-1 double as Clodhopper and Four Better both won.
Kenny made this year's clodhopper John Sergeant look light on his feet as he stomped his way through the paso doble.
I am trying to write this little essay without falling back on that Teutonic clodhopper of a word, Zeitgeist, but it is undeniable that the spirit of the time can greatly influence even timelessness itself.
Pity Betfair Harry, the unfortunate soul dressed up as a giant blue arrow with a letter box in the front, his spindly legs ending in a pair of giant clodhopper shoes.
Similarly, in "Clodhopper," the "Georgia Cracker" exults, "Oh, I'm the Clodhopper / That makes the tall corn grow, / The artist that smears dignity / Through the speckled cotton patch" (ll.
The mind boggles at what other political conflicts this Royal clodhopper may have blundered into.