He looped in his health-insurance colleague Fred McKay and, sure enough, I could buy insurance without underwriting.
Johnny looped thirty yards to the left, below the mound, then he turned and picked up speed.
He looped around in the grass, flanking the mine mouth, slow, quiet now, crouching a little.
Hon. Tax Cut or who has fresh thoughts outside of a looped reel of Life with Father.
A number of looped threads called coats are fixed to it, and each one of these encircles a thread of the warp.
He looped one of his absurdly small fingers into one of my buttonholes.
One point of the compass is placed at the center of the protractor and an elastic band is looped between the points.
He brought from his pocket the slender, looped necklace of seed pearls.
The looped vineslike slim green dancers holding handsspeed backwards as we pass.
The paths twisted in and out, and looped into each other like a tangled riband.
late 14c., "loop of cloth, rope, leather, etc.," probably of Celtic origin (cf. Gaelic lub "bend," Irish lubiam), influenced by or blended with Old Norse hlaup "a leap, run" (see leap (v.)). In reference to magnetic recording tape or film, first recorded 1931. Computer programming sense first attested 1947.
"to form a loop," c.1400, "draw (a leash through a ring)," from loop (n.). Related: Looped; looping. Slang looped "drunk" is from 1934. Loop the loop (1900) originally was in reference to roller-coasters at amusement parks.
"Loop-the-Loop" is the name of a new entertainment which goes further in the way of tempting Providence than anything yet invented. The "Loop" is an immense circle of track in the air. A car on a mimic railway shoots down a very steep incline, and is impelled around the inner side of this loop. ... The authorities at Coney Island are said to have prohibited "looping-the-loop" because women break their corset strings in their efforts to catch their breath as they sweep down the incline, and moreover, a young man is reported to have ruptured a blood vessel in his liver. ["Philadelphia Medical Journal," Aug. 10, 1901]
A curve or bend in a cord or other cylindrical body, forming an oval or circular ring.
Drunk: The end result is a looped group/ Was she drunk? Looping (1934+)
a knotted "eye" of cord, corresponding to the "taches" or knobs in the edges of the curtains of the tabernacle, for joining them into a continuous circuit, fifty to a curtain (Ex. 26:4, 5, 10, 11).