hoop iron

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noun

iron in the form of thin strips for bonding masonry, holding barrels together, etc.

Nearby words

  1. hooliganism,
  2. hooly,
  3. hoon,
  4. hoop,
  5. hoop back,
  6. hoop pine,
  7. hoop skirt,
  8. hoop snake,
  9. hoop-de-do,
  10. hoop-petticoat narcissus

Origin of hoop iron

First recorded in 1810–20

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