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- n. Cooperage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to a cooper; coopered.
- n. The occupation of a cooper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The trade of a cooper; cooperage.
- n. Vessels made by a cooper, collectively: in the quotation used attributively.
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The woman wiped her sweaty face with a bright red handkerchief and bobbed her head in the direction of the coopery.
In the alley behind the coopery the woman in rags who had seen them near the produce table caught her breath.
Sure enough, as Jesus taught, when I answered vileness with kindness the stranger did part from my coopery as my friend instead of my enemy, and with a wiser eye about the workings of the Lord among men.
The double doors to Abraham Valentine’s coopery were wide open.