Copeman
Copeman Cope"man, n. [D. koopman, fr. koopen to buy. See {Cope}, v. i. {Chapman}.] A chapman; a dealer; a merchant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He would have sold his part of paradise For ready money, had he met a copeman. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Copeman — is a surname and may refer to: Fred Copeman, (1907 1983), English volunteer during the Spanish Civil War Lloyd Groff Copeman, (1881 1956), American inventor Nick Copeman (1979 ), author Russell Copeman (1960 ), Canadian politician Sydney Copeman… …   Wikipedia

  • copeman — copeman, or copesman A chapman (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Copeman — Lloyd Groff Copeman (* 28. Dezember 1881 in Farmers Creek, Michigan; † 5. Juli 1956) war ein US amerikanischer Erfinder mit ca. 700 Patenten. Er entwarf unter anderem den ersten Elektroherd. Er wuchs auf einer Farm im Osten von Flint (Michigan)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Copeman — Recorded in many forms including Chapman, Copeman, Coopman and Coupman (English) Kauf, Kaufman and Kaufler (Austro German), Koopman (Danish), Coopman and de Copeman (Flemish), this is a European occupational name for a merchant or trader. However …   Surnames reference

  • copeman — cope·man …   English syllables

  • copeman — ˈkōpmən noun (plural copemen) Etymology: Dutch koopman, from koop trade (from Middle Dutch coop) + man, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German kouf trade and to Old High German man mor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lloyd Groff Copeman — (28 December 1881 ndash; 5 July 1956) [cite web|title=www.lloydcopeman.com: Biography|url=http://www.lloydcopeman.com/biography/CopemanStory.pdf] was a prolific and successful American inventor who was responsible for devising the first electric… …   Wikipedia

  • Fred Copeman — OBE (1907 1983) was an English volunteer in the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War, commanding the British Battalion. He is also notable for organising London s air raid defences during the Second World War, an achievement which… …   Wikipedia

  • Sydney Copeman — Sydney Arthur Monckton Copeman K.St.J FRS FRCP (21 February 1862 11 April 1947) was a British medical doctor and Senior Medical officer in the Ministry of Health. Emeritus Professor on Public Health, Westminster Hospital. Member of London County… …   Wikipedia

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