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Word meaning hoop
A pliant strip of wood or metal bent in a circular form, and united at the ends, for holding together the staves of casks, tubs, etc.
A ring; a circular band; anything resembling a hoop, as the cylinder (cheese hoop) in which the curd is pressed in making cheese.
A circle, or combination of circles, of thin whalebone, metal, or other elastic material, used for expanding the skirts of ladies' dresses; crinoline; -- used chiefly in the plural.
A quart pot; -- so called because originally bound with hoops, like a barrel. Also, a portion of the contents measured by the distance between the hoops.
An old measure of capacity, variously estimated at from one to four pecks.
To bind or fasten with hoops; as, to hoop a barrel or puncheon.
To clasp; to encircle; to surround.
To utter a loud cry, or a sound imitative of the word, by way of call or pursuit; to shout.
To whoop, as in whooping cough. See Whoop.
To drive or follow with a shout.
To call by a shout or peculiar cry.
A shout; a whoop, as in whooping cough.
The hoopoe. See Hoopoe.
Crossword clues for hoop
- Basketball ring
- Circular band
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