On returning home, my grandmother removed the patches from her face, took off her hoops,
informed my grandfather of her loss at the gaming- table, and ordered him to pay the money.
- "Best Russian Short Stories", Various.
His colours, chocolate and cream hoops
spangled with pink stars, promised to become as popular as any on the Turf.
- "The Chronicles of Clovis", Saki.
Minnikin, however, took home with him an armful of gold and silver hoops
from the Troll's ship.
- "The Red Fairy Book", Various.