[hoo-per, hoo p-er]
- a person who makes or puts hoops on barrels, tubs, etc.; a cooper.
Origin of hooper
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Examples from the Web for hooper
The worst thing was when a woman killed herself by leaping from the roof of a building at South Fifth Street and Hooper.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
“People are grieving in this town,” said Scott Ballard, principal of the Hooper Bay School.David Kenney and Alaska's Bizarre Murder Case
November 10, 2010
Spinnin'-wheels out in the shed chamber, where his gran'mother Hooper kep' 'em?Tiverton Tales
Boschen caught about one hundred; Jump, eighty-four; Hooper, sixty.Tales of Fishes
Hooper had been sent for also for the ceremony of degradation.
The Fleet prison had now been Hooper's house for eighteen months.
Hooper was on his knees, and, looking round at the intruder, did not at first know him.
- a rare word for cooper
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