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Definition of "copes" [copes]

  • Plural form of cope. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cope. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "copes" in a sentence
  • "Monks of the abbey vested in copes singing the chants:"
  • "Then, carried on cushions, were seven mitres covered with jewels, representing the seven archbishops, more crosses and candles, clergy in copes, and all the great people of the Church."
  • "However the friend takes one look at the Coke can and reels with shock - there is no way that a piece of junk is going to be applied to the nice new BMW, so the friend simply 'copes' with wobbly handlebars for the rest of the journey."