truss hoop

truss hoop
noun
1.
a. : the band of a truss encircling the mast
b. : one of the truss bands that encircle a yard
2. : a hoop placed around the staves of a barrel (as by a trusser) to force them into shape and position

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a hoop placed around the staves of a barrel to secure them in place.
Also, truss-hoop.
[1645-55]

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