Copy book

Copy book
Copy Cop"y (k[o^]p"[y^]), n.; pl. {Copies} (-[i^]z). [F. copie, fr. L. copia abundance, number, LL. also, a transcript; co- + the root of opes riches. See {Opulent}, and cf. {Copious}.] 1. An abundance or plenty of anything. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

She was blessed with no more copy of wit, but to serve his humor thus. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

2. An imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or a statue. [1913 Webster]

I have not the vanity to think my copy equal to the original. --Denham. [1913 Webster]

3. An individual book, or a single set of books containing the works of an author; as, a copy of the Bible; a copy of the works of Addison. [1913 Webster]

4. That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an excellent copy for imitation. [1913 Webster]

Let him first learn to write, after a copy, all the letters. --Holder. [1913 Webster]

5. (print.) Manuscript or printed matter to be set up in type; as, the printers are calling for more copy. [1913 Webster]

6. A writing paper of a particular size. Same as {Bastard}. See under {Paper}. [1913 Webster]

7. Copyhold; tenure; lease. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Copy book}, a book in which copies are written or printed for learners to imitate.

{Examined copies} (Law), those which have been compared with the originals.

{Exemplified copies}, those which are attested under seal of a court.

{Certified copies} or {Office copies}, those which are made or attested by officers having charge of the originals, and authorized to give copies officially. --Abbot.

Syn: Imitation; transcript; duplicate; counterfeit. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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