(Cops"y) a. Characterized by copses. "Copsy villages." "Copsy banks." J. Dyer.
(Cop"tic) a. [Abbrev. from L. Aegyptius an Egyptian, Gr. Ar. kibti, pl. kibt.] Of or pertaining
to the Copts. n. The language of the Copts.
(Copts) n. pl.; sing. Copt [See Coptic.] (Etnol.)
1. An Egyptian race thought to be descendants of the ancient Egyptians.
2. The principal sect of Christians in Egypt and the valley of the Nile.
they belong to the Jacobite sect of Monophysite Christians, and for eleven centuries have had possession
of the patriarchal chair of Alexandria.
(Cop"u*la) n. [L., bond, band. See Couple.]
1. (Logic & Gram.) The word which unites the subject and predicate.
2. (Mus.) The stop which connects the manuals, or the manuals with the pedals; called also coupler.
(Cop"u*late) a. [L. copulatus, p. p. of copulare to couple, fr. copula. See Copula.]
1. Joined; associated; coupled. [Obs.] Bacon.
2. (Gram.) Joining subject and predicate; copulative. F. A. March.
(Cop"u*late) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Copulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Copulating.] To unite in sexual
intercourse; to come together in the act of generation.
(Cop`u*la"tion) n. [L. copulatio: cf. F. copulation.]
1. The act of coupling or joining; union; conjunction.
Wit, you know, is the unexpected copulation of ideas.
2. The coming together of male and female in the act of generation; sexual union; coition.
(Cop"u*la"tive) a. [L. copulativus: cf. F. copulatif.] Serving to couple, unite, or connect; as,
a copulative conjunction like "and".
1. Connection. [Obs.] Rycaut.
2. (Gram.) A copulative conjunction.
(Cop"u*la"tive*ly), adv. In a copulative manner.
1. Pertaining to copulation; tending or serving to unite; copulative.
2. (Zoöl.) Used in sexual union; as, the copulatory organs of insects.
(Cop"y) n.; pl. Copies [F. copie, fr. L. copia abundance, number, LL. also, a transcript; co- +
the root of opes riches. See Opulent, and cf. Copious.]