looper

[loo-per]
noun
1.
a person or thing that loops something or forms loops.
2.
a measuringworm.
3.
the thread holder in a sewing machine using two threads.
4.
Baseball. blooper ( def 3a ).

Origin:
1725–35; loop1 + -er1

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looper (ˈluːpə)
 
n
1.  a person or thing that loops or makes loops
2.  another name for a measuring worm

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Cabbage looper trenched leaves and fed on the leaf tissue distal to the trench, on tissue whose laticifers had been depressurized.
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