verb (used without object), hedge·hopped, hedge·hop·ping.

to fly an airplane at a very low altitude, as for spraying crops or for low-level bombing in warfare.

Origin of hedgehop

First recorded in 1910–15; hedge + hop1
Related formshedge·hop·per, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hedgehop


verb -hops, -hopping or -hopped

(intr) (of an aircraft) to fly close to the ground, as in crop spraying
Derived Formshedgehopper, nounhedgehopping, noun, adjective
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