Definition of Hoop ash
1. Noun. Vigorous spreading North American tree having dark brown heavy wood; leaves turn gold in autumn.
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Literary usage of Hoop ash
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1. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"hoop ash. (See Hackberry.) HOOPER, William, a signer of the declaration of independence, was born in Boston, June 17, 1742, and was the son of a clergyman ..."
2. The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore by Ernest Thompson Seton (1921)
"BLACK ASH, Hoop ASH OR WATER ASH. (Fraxinus nigra) A tall forest tree of swampy places; 70, 80 or rarely too feet ..."
3. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"... the battle- axe, or mace, of the knights. HABITATION. (See Domini, Appendix to vol. iv, page 613 ; also Dwelling.) HACKBERRY, or hoop ash ..."