hooper

[hoo-per, hoo p-er]

Origin of hooper

1375–1425; late Middle English. See hoop, -er1
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Historical Examples of hooper

  • Spinnin'-wheels out in the shed chamber, where his gran'mother Hooper kep' 'em?

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown

  • Boschen caught about one hundred; Jump, eighty-four; Hooper, sixty.

  • Hooper had been sent for also for the ceremony of degradation.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor

    W. Llewelyn Williams.

  • The Fleet prison had now been Hooper's house for eighteen months.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor

    W. Llewelyn Williams.

  • Hooper was on his knees, and, looking round at the intruder, did not at first know him.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor

    W. Llewelyn Williams.


British Dictionary definitions for hooper

hooper

noun
  1. a rare word for cooper
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