1) A basket of the kind used for sowing corn.

1317 ‘Alice ... stole a sack and 3 hopes of corn’ from William of Grenehirst’s barn, Halifax

1574 one howpe of meale, Slaidburn

1628 5 syves, two skutles, hopps, quyver, certeyne skeps, Pudsey

1639 one sowing Hopp, Swinsty. The possibility that hopp’ for hopper was the clerks’ original intention here should be noted.

dates 1317 1574 1628 1639

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