What does the word hopper mean?

Usage examples for hopper

  1. The youngster had been listening to all the stories of Claus Hopper and Peter de Groodt: he was fond of adventure, he loved the marvellous, and his imagination had become quite excited by these tales of wonder. – Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists by Washington Irving
  2. " We'll feed them in the hopper," said John, " if you just get the sacks out, Ben." – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  3. Why, so do I,- here the rocking- chair stopped ominously,- but so long's they're contented- Contented ain't all in this world; hopper- toads may have that quality an' spend all their time a- blinkin'. – The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne Jewett