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spyhop

[ spahy-hop ]
/ ˈspaɪˌhɒp /
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noun
  1. a vertical half-rise out of the water performed by a whale in order to view the surroundings.
  2. a springing bounce in tall grasses performed by certain land mammals, as foxes and wolves, to view the surroundings.
verb (used without object), spy·hopped, spy·hop·ping.
to perform such a rise or bounce.
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