from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A former (and recent simplified) spelling of copse.
  • noun A shackle for the hands or feet.
  • noun A hasp.
  • noun A bow-shaped piece of metal, bent into the form of a capital U, used as a holdfast at the end of a pole or beam (of a plow or wagon, etc.); a clevis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. The connecting crook of a harrow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun UK, dialect The connecting crook of a harrow.
  • noun slang Plural form of cop. Police officers.
  • noun slang, with the The police, considered as a group entity.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cop.


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