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 century one that makes or repairs wooden casks or tubs II. verb (coopered; coopering) Date: 1720 transitive verb to work as a cooper on intransitive verb to work at or do coopering

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  • 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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  • Cooper — Coop er (?; 277), n. [From {Coop}.] One who makes barrels, hogsheads, casks, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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