Coppice to Coral fish
(Cop"pice) n. [OF. copeiz, fr. coper, couper, to cut, F. couper, fr. cop, coup, colp, a blow,
F. coup, L. colaphus, fr. Gr. ko`lafos. Cf. Copse, and cf. Coupé, Coupee.] A grove of small growth; a
thicket of brushwood; a wood cut at certain times for fuel or other purposes. See Copse.
The rate of coppice lands will fall, upon the discovery of coal mines.
(Cop"pin) n.[See Cop.] A cop of thread.
(Cop"ple) n. [A dim. of Cop.] Something rising in a conical shape; specifically, a hill rising to a
A low cape, and upon it a copple not very high.
(Cop"ple-crown) n. A created or high-topped crown or head. "Like the copple- crown
the lapwing has." T. Randolph.
(Cop"pled) a. [From Copple.] Rising to a point; conical; copped. [Obs.] Woodward.
(Cop"ple dust`) Cupel dust. [Obs.]
Powder of steel, or copple dust.
(Cop"ple*stone`) n. A cobblestone. [Obs.]
(Copps) n. See Copse. [Obs.]
(Co"pra) n. [Malayálam koppara or Hind. khopra.] (Com.) The dried meat of the cocoanut,
from which cocoanut oil is expressed. [Written also cobra, copperah, coppra.]
(Cop"ro*lite) n. [Gr. ko`pros dung + -lite.] (Paleon.) A piece of petrified dung; a fossil excrement.
(Cop`ro*lit"ic) a. Containing, pertaining to, or of the nature of, coprolites.
(Co*proph"a*gan) n. [See Coprophagous.] (Zoöl.) A kind of beetle which feeds upon
(Co*proph"a*gous) a. [Gr. exrement + to eat.] (Zoöl.) Feeding upon dung, as certain
(Cop-rose`) n. [F. coprose, of uncertain origin; cf. D. klaproos, klapperroos.] The red, or
corn, poppy. [Written also cup-rose.]
(Cops) n. [AS. cops, cosp, fetter.] The connecting crook of a harrow. [Prov. Eng.]
(Copse) n. [Contr. from coppice.] A wood of small growth; a thicket of brushwood. See Coppice.
Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled.
(Copse), v. t.
1. To trim or cut; said of small trees, brushwood, tufts of grass, etc. Halliwell.
2. To plant and preserve, as a copse. Swift.
(Copse"wood) n. Brushwood; coppice. Macaulay.