[ kwawr-ter-hoop, -hoo p ]
/ ˈkwɔr tərˌhup, -ˌhʊp /
a hoop, especially of steel, fastened around a cask between the bilge and the chime.
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Origin of quarter-hoop
First recorded in 1880–85
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