Entry date

  • Quotation evidence from 1672 (first cited in George Villiers).
  • OED includes about 4200 entries first evidenced in the decade 1670—1679 (words such as atomic, cocoa, transfer).

Timeline of entries in the OED

(Based on the first date of each entry. The date of this entry is indicated by the black line.)


  • hip
  • hop
  • hip
  • hop

Entry size

  • 1 sense (1 main sense, 0 subentry senses).
  • 7 quotations.

Timeline of sense development

Entries which link here

1 entry