Definition of Hoop. Meaning of Hoop. Synonyms of Hoop

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Definition of Hoop

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Hoopoe Hoop"oe, Hoopoo Hoop"oo, n. [So called from its cry; cf. L. upupa, Gr. ?, D. hop, F. huppe; cf. also G. wiedenhopf, OHG. wituhopfo, lit., wood hopper.] (Zo["o]l.) A European bird of the genus Upupa (U. epops), having a beautiful crest, which it can erect or depress at pleasure. Called also hoop, whoop. The name is also applied to several other species of the same genus and allied genera.
Hoop
Hoop Hoop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hooped; p. pr. & vb. n. Hooping.] 1. To bind or fasten with hoops; as, to hoop a barrel or puncheon. 2. To clasp; to encircle; to surround. --Shak.
Hoop
Hoop Hoop, v. i. [OE. houpen; cf. F. houper to hoop, to shout; -- a hunting term, prob. fr. houp, an interj. used in calling. Cf. Whoop.] 1. To utter a loud cry, or a sound imitative of the word, by way of call or pursuit; to shout. [Usually written whoop.] 2. To whoop, as in whooping cough. See Whoop. Hooping cough. (Med.) See Whooping cough.
Hoop
Hoop Hoop, v. t. [Written also whoop.] 1. To drive or follow with a shout. ``To be hooped out of Rome.' --Shak. 2. To call by a shout or peculiar cry.
Hoop
Hoop Hoop, n. 1. A shout; a whoop, as in whooping cough. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The hoopoe. See Hoopoe.

Meaning of Hoop from wikipedia

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