- n. Plural form of copper.
“Those which they called coppers, were a couple of black iron things; and they told me I must make them very clean, and that I was to cook the victuals, being cook of”
“Awaiting me also was a full thousand of tax-farmers; who squeezed the last coppers from the toiling people.”
“Unfortunately I have met more than my fair share of crap coppers from the bottom to the very top whom collectively have successfully dragged the police service and standards down into the gutter and to an all time low.”
“Two coppers from the local clink who had been involved in his final days were generous and kind enough to personally visit the family and offer any assistance they could if we wished to take any action against the so-called mental health units involved.”
“So, yes, a large collection of coppers is worth hanging on to.”
“The sad thing for you coppers is that (believe it or not) the generation coming through now are worse, and they are * still* getting worse at the younger end.”
“Awaiting me also were a full thousand of tax farmers who squeezed the last coppers from the toiling people.”
“True, much of the 'old iron, 'as he termed the coppers and brasses for which Max had bartered in the rue André de Sarte, still encumbered the floor, and most of the windows cried aloud for covering; but the little”
“If I hadn't spent it, I should have changed it; and once change a shilling, and it all dribbles away in coppers, and you get nothing for it.”
“When I was growing up on the South Side, criminals just didn't kill "coppers" -- especially those in uniform.”
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