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hoop·er

 (ho͞o′pər, ho͝op′ər)
n.
A maker or repairer of barrels and tubs; a cooper.

hooper

(ˈhuːpə)
n
(Crafts) a rare word for cooper
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Hooper, pacing slowly his meditative way towards the meetinghouse.
Hooper into the meeting-house, and set all the congregation astir.
Hooper had the reputation of a good preacher, but not an energetic one: he strove to win his people heavenward by mild, persuasive influences, rather than to drive them thither by the thunders of the Word.
Hooper be fearful of her glance, that he so hastily caught back the black veil?
Hooper had a placid cheerfulness for such occasions, which often excited a sympathetic smile where livelier merriment would have been thrown away.
Hooper about the mystery, before it should grow into a scandal.
Hooper, "I, perhaps, like most other mortals, have sorrows dark enough to be typified by a black veil.
Hooper smiled to think that only a material emblem had separated him from happiness, though the horrors, which it shadowed forth, must be drawn darkly between the fondest of lovers.
Hooper was appointed to preach the election sermon.
All you got to do is to trot up Hooper Street a block and maow -- and if I'm asleep, you throw some gravel at the window and that'll fetch me.
Grateley and Hooper, the solicitors in whose firm Ralph Denham was clerk, had their office in Lincoln's Inn Fields, and there Ralph Denham appeared every morning very punctually at ten o'clock.
I am sure Aunt Bute need not talk; she wants to marry Kate to young Hooper, the wine- merchant, and absolutely asked him to come to the Rectory for orders.