Sentence Examples


  • At first it was known by the Dutch simply as the "fuyck" (hoop), from the curve in the river at this point, whence was soon derived the name Beverfuyck or Beverwyck.
  • The hoop-petticoat narcissi, sometimes separated as the genus Corbularia, are not more than from 3 to 6 in.
  • They are now all regarded as varieties or forms of the common hoop-petticoat, N.
  • Cramer, light has been thrown on the period by the researches of de Hoop Scheffer; see Van der Aa, Biographisch woordenboek der Nederlanden (1869) R.
  • The instrument generally employed is a bag-shaped net attached to a semicircular hoop, provided with a long handle and pushed over the surface of the sand by a fisherman wading in the water at ebb-tide.

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