See also peget.
In South Wales, a measure of capacity for grain, also called a hobaid, = 4 pedwran, either 5, 5½ or 6 gallons.
Second Report of the Commissioners (1820), page 25.
In Montgomeryshire, England, a unit of capacity = 5 gallons. Also called a hoop.
Old Country and Farming Words.
English Dialect Society, number 30.
London: Trübner and Co., 1880.
Page 171, s.v. hoop. Britten's sources were Morton's Cyclopedia of Agriculture (1863) and the Second Report of the Commissioners (1820), page 25.
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