Sentence Examples with the word Hooped

The ridges are then hooped over, allowing about 2 ft.

Started from his slumbers, Ahab, face to face, saw the Parsee; and hooped round by the gloom of the night they seemed the last men in a flooded world.

These have the coronet in the centre of the flower very large in proportion to the other parts, and much expanded, like the old hooped petticoats.

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Potatoes are also grown largely in hooped beds on a warm border in the open ground.

The isolated subterraneousness of the cabin made a certain humming silence to reign there, though it was hooped round by all the roar of the elements.

He perceived that to coil many turns of thin wire round an inner barrel was a logical extension of the large hooped method already mentioned, and in conjunction with I.

Of mould, and then hooped and protected with mats and straw, under which conditions they will sprout in about a month.

Half an hour later there appeared among the other mummers in the ballroom an old lady in a hooped skirt--this was Nicholas.

There are also hooped or bowed canaries, feather-footed forms and top-knots, the latter having a distinct crest on the head; but the offspring of two such top-knotted canaries, instead of showing an increased development of crest, as might be expected, are apt to be bald on the crown.