hop|scotch «HOP SKOCH», noun, verb.
a children's game in which the players hop over the lines of a figure drawn on the ground and pick up an object thrown or kicked into one of the numbered squares of the figure.
to hop, go, or travel here and there: »

He hopscotched about the town looking for odd jobs.

[< hop1 + scotch a scratch, line]

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