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quarter-hoop

[kwawr-ter-hoop, -hoo p] /ˈkwɔr tərˌhup, -ˌhʊp/
noun
1.
a hoop, especially of steel, fastened around a cask between the bilge and the chime.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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