Sentence Examples


  • The ridges are then hooped over, allowing about 2 ft.
  • Potatoes are also grown largely in hooped beds on a warm border in the open ground.
  • In America, crude petroleum was at first transported in iron-hooped barrels, holding from 40 to 42 American gallons, which were carried by teamsters to Oil Creek and the Allegheny River, where they were loaded on boats, these being floated down stream whenever sufficient water was present - a method leading to much loss by collision and grounding.
  • These have the coronet in the centre of the flower very large in proportion to the other parts, and much expanded, like the old hooped petticoats.
  • He perceived that to coil many turns of thin wire round an inner barrel was a logical extension of the large hooped method already mentioned, and in conjunction with I.