Hoop


Hoop
1. Herkunftsname zu den Ortsnamen Hoop, Hoope(n) (Niedersachsen).
2. Wohnstättenname zu mhd. hop, hope, hupe »Haufe«, auch »Stück des Waldes, das die Siedler zur Urbarmachung übernahmen«.

Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen. 2013.

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  • Hoop — Hoop, n. [OE. hope; akin to D. hoep, hoepel.] 1. A pliant strip of wood or metal bent in a circular form, and united at the ends, for holding together the staves of casks, tubs, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A ring; a circular band; anything resembling… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoop — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Edward Hoop (1925−2008), deutscher Pädagoge, Historiker und Schriftsteller Hein Hoop (1927–1986), deutscher Schriftsteller und Künstler Imbi Hoop (* 1988), estnische Fußballspielerin Jaap de Hoop Scheffer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hoop — hoop; hoop·erat·ing; hoop·ing; hoop·la; hoop·less; hoop·man; hoop·ster; hoop·er; …   English syllables

  • hoop — [ho͞op; ] also [ hoop] n. [ME < OE hop, akin to Du hoep, OFris hop, prob. < IE * keub < base * keu , to bend, curve > Lith kabė̃, a hook] 1. a circular band or ring for holding together the staves of a barrel, cask, etc. 2. anything… …   English World dictionary

  • hoop — [hu:p US hup, hu:p] n [: Old English; Origin: hop] 1.) a large ring made of wood, metal, plastic etc 2.) a large ring that children used to play with in the past, or that ↑circus animals are made to jump through 3.) a) the ring that you have to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To clasp; to encircle; to surround. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoop — [ hup ] noun count 1. ) an object in the shape of a circle, usually made of metal, plastic, or wood: a basketball hoop hoop earrings a ) a large ring used in a CIRCUS for animals to jump through b ) a large ring that children use for jumping… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hoop — (n.) late 12c., probably from an unrecorded O.E. *hop, from P.Gmc. *hopa , a Low German Frisian word (Cf. O.Fris. hop, M.Du., Du. hoep hoop, O.N. hop a small bay ). As something someone jumps through (on horseback) as a circus trick, by 1793.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hoop — Hoop, v. t. [Written also whoop.] 1. To drive or follow with a shout. To be hooped out of Rome. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To call by a shout or peculiar cry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoop — Hoop, n. 1. A shout; a whoop, as in whooping cough. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The hoopoe. See {Hoopoe}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English