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Definition of "coper" [coper]

  • One who copes. (noun)
  • A floating grog shop supplying the North Sea fishing industry. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coper" in a sentence
  • "She was to sell the tobacco at a fixed price that just covered the cost, and undersold the "coper" by fifty per cent."
  • "Reader, the mode of dealing with the abominable "coper" traffic referred to by these men has at last happily been adopted, and the final blow has been dealt by the simple expedient of underselling the floating grog-shops in the article of tobacco."
  • "Tobacco at 1 shilling 6 pence procured in the "coper," with, to some, its irresistible temptation to get drunk on vile spirits, is a greater evil than the procuring of the same weed at 1 shilling in a vessel all whose surroundings and internal arrangements are conducive to the benefit of soul and body."