Hoop iron


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iron in thin narrow strips, used for making hoops.

See also: Hoop

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Chester Castle which contained the courts, jail and place of execution in the 19th century; A hoop iron cage in which the corpse of a criminal in especially repellent cases was displayed up until the 18th century; Derek Yarwood and, below, his book on the grimmer side of Cheshire life
The products covered include cold rolled hoop iron and magnetic sheet iron as well as, in the case of Ukraine, ingots and other primary forms.