from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cop.
  • adj. Rising to a point or head; conical; pointed; crested.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Rising to a point or head; conical; pointed; crested.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pointed; crested; rising to a point or head; conical.
  • Convex. [Prov. Eng.]
  • In heraldry, same as coppĂ©. Also coppled.


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  • And C.K. Scott-Moncrieff did Proust the ambiguous favor of Englishing his masterpiece under a more resonant, less relevant title copped from Shakespeare.

    Poetry Slam

  • Style copped from the aforementioned him. posted by Slimbolala link

    Pot, Kettle, Black

  • Black To Comm-a name copped from the MC5-have suggested what would have happened had that band really kicked out the jams, motherfuckers, and dispensed not just with verse-chorus-verse songwriting, but with their instruments, their whole sound, and indeed their careers.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • I ask that because Governor Bush was with us last week, and he agrees completely with you and the trade issue; but he said he thought -- I'm paraphrasing -- that you kind of copped out, that you didn't forcefully attack those people who were demonstrating, you sort of rode the middle.

    Interview Of The President On Larry King Live

  • _ You'd ha 'copped' im if yer'd bin a bit quicker.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 99, July 12, 1890

  • These men of hard toiling lives and dull imagination were there to see women of a class and education superior to their own break the law and get "copped" for it, just like one of themselves.

    King John of Jingalo The Story of a Monarch in Difficulties

  • If he's been "copped", as they say, why has he been "copped"?

    The Grand Babylon Hotel

  • The trader 'copped' a strangle play by selling 3,000 puts at the May $46 strike for a premium of $1.77 apiece in combination with the sale of 3,000 calls at the May

  • Well, remember that on the Howard Stern show, Pete said that John Mayer was his "man crush", though he "copped" it when he married Ashlee?


  • Although he might have "copped" it too now that he is involved with another blonde bombshell,


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