Coopering
Coopering Coop"er*ing, n. Work done by a cooper in making or repairing barrels, casks, etc.; the business of a cooper. [1913 Webster]

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  • Coopering — Cooper Coop er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coopered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coopering}.] To do the work of a cooper upon; as, to cooper a cask or barrel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coopering — noun ( s) : the work or trade of a cooper …   Useful english dictionary

  • coopering trade —    One of the old established trades which had its own set of Occupational customs, concentrated on key points in the worker s life, such as entering the trade, coming of age, qualifying, and so on. Given the trade, the barrel naturally features… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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  • cooper — I. noun Etymology: Middle English couper, cowper, from Middle Dutch cūper (from cūpe cask) or Middle Low German kūper, from kūpe cask; Middle Dutch cūpe & Middle Low German kūpe, from Latin cupa; akin to Greek kypellon cup more at hive Date: 14th …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Patrick Kennedy (1823–1858) — Infobox Person name = Patrick Kennedy image size = 200px caption = Patrick Kennedy (1823 1858) birth date = C. 1823 birth place = Dunganstown, County Wexford, Ireland death date = November 22 1858 death place = East Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cant — Cant, n. [OF., edge, angle, prof. from L. canthus the iron ring round a carriage wheel, a wheel, Gr. ? the corner of the eye, the felly of a wheel; cf. W. cant the stake or tire of a wheel. Cf. {Canthus}, {Canton}, {Cantle}.] 1. A corner; angle;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cant frames — Cant Cant, n. [OF., edge, angle, prof. from L. canthus the iron ring round a carriage wheel, a wheel, Gr. ? the corner of the eye, the felly of a wheel; cf. W. cant the stake or tire of a wheel. Cf. {Canthus}, {Canton}, {Cantle}.] 1. A corner;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cant timbers — Cant Cant, n. [OF., edge, angle, prof. from L. canthus the iron ring round a carriage wheel, a wheel, Gr. ? the corner of the eye, the felly of a wheel; cf. W. cant the stake or tire of a wheel. Cf. {Canthus}, {Canton}, {Cantle}.] 1. A corner;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cooper — Coop er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coopered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coopering}.] To do the work of a cooper upon; as, to cooper a cask or barrel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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