hooper

[ hoo-per, hoo p-er ]
/ ˈhu pər, ˈhʊp ər /

noun

a person who makes or puts hoops on barrels, tubs, etc.; a cooper.

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Origin of hooper

1375–1425; late Middle English. See hoop, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for hooper

hooper
/ (ˈhuːpə) /

noun

a rare word for cooper
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