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- n. One who copes.
- n. A floating grog shop supplying the North Sea fishing industry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of copper.
- n. A seller; a dealer.
- n. A miner: so called from his working at a certain price or cope per ton or load of ore mined.
- n. A kind of floating grog-shop, stocked with indifferent liquors, tobacco, etc., which accompanies or plies its trade among the North Sea fishing-fleets.
cope + -er (Wiktionary)