Cop waste, a kind of cotton waste, composed chiefly of remnants of cops from which the greater part of the yarn has been unwound.

(Co*pai"ba Co*pai"va) , n. [Sp. & Pg., fr. Brazil. cupaúba.] (Med.) A more or less viscid, yellowish liquid, the bitter oleoresin of several species of Copaifera, a genus of trees growing in South America and the West Indies. It is stimulant and diuretic, and is much used in affections of the mucous membranes; — called also balsam of copaiba. [Written also capivi.]

(Co"pal) [Sp., fr. Mexican copalli, a generic name of resins. Clavigero.] A resinous substance flowing spontaneously from trees of Zanzibar, Madagascar, and South America (Trachylobium Hornemannianum,

Coördinately to Coppery

(Co*ör"di*nate*ly) adv. In a coördinate manner.

(Co*ör"di*nate*ness), n. The state of being coördinate; equality of rank or authority.

(Co*ör`di*na"tion) n.

1. The act of coördinating; the act of putting in the same order, class, rank, dignity, etc.; as, the coördination of the executive, the legislative, and the judicial authority in forming a government; the act of regulating and combining so as to produce harmonious results; harmonious adjustment; as, a coördination of functions. "Coördination of muscular movement by the cerebellum." Carpenter.

2. The state of being coördinate, or of equal rank, dignity, power, etc.

In this high court of parliament, there is a rare coördination of power.

(Co*ör"di*na*tive) a. (Gram.) Expressing coördination. J. W. Gibbs.

(Coot) n. [Cf. D. koet, W. cwtair; cwta short, bodtailed + iar hen; cf. cwtau to dock. Cf. Cut.]

1. (Zoöl.) (a) A wading bird with lobate toes, of the genus Fulica. The common European or bald coot is F. atra (see under bald); the American is F. Americana. (b) The surf duck or scoter. In the United States all the species of (&OEligdemia are called coots. See Scoter. "As simple as a coot." Halliwell.

2. A stupid fellow; a simpleton; as, a silly coot. [Colloq.]

(Coot"er) n. (Zoöl.) (a) A fresh-water tortoise (Pseudemus concinna) of Florida. (b) The box tortoise.

(Coot"foot`) n. (Zoöl.) The phalarope; — so called because its toes are like the coot's.

(Coo*thay") n.A striped satin made in India. McElrath.

(Cop) n. [AS. cop; cf. G. kopf head. Cf. Cup, Cob.]

1. The top of a thing; the head; a crest. [Obs.]

Cop they used to call
The tops of many hills.

2. A conical or conical-ended mass of coiled thread, yarn, or roving, wound upon a spindle, etc.

3. A tube or quill upon which silk is wound.

4. (Mil. Arch.) Same as Merlon.

5. A policeman. [Slang]

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