In Yorkshire, England, a unit of capacity, = 1 peck.
Hoop, sb. a measure, containing a peck, or quarter of a strike. Yorkshire.
A Collection of English Words Not Generally used, with their Significations and Original, in two Alphabetical Catalogues, the one Of such as are proper to tbe Northern, the other to the Southern Counties…. 2nd edition.
London: Printed for Christopher Wilkinson, 1691.
from the edition edited by W. W. Skeat for the English Dialect Society.
London: Trubner, 1873-1874.
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