copse

  • 1Copse — Copse, n. [Contr. from coppice.] A wood of small growth; a thicket of brushwood. See {Coppice}. [1913 Webster] Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2Copse — Copse, v. t. 1. To trim or cut; said of small trees, brushwood, tufts of grass, etc. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. To plant and preserve, as a copse. Swift. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3copse — [kɔps US ka:ps] n also coppice [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: coppice copse (14 21 centuries), from Old French copeiz, from couper to cut ( COPE1); because a copse is formed by regular cutting] a group of trees or bushes growing close together …

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  • 4copse — [ kaps ] noun count a small group of trees growing close together, especially ones that are cut regularly …

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  • 5copse — 1570s, small wood grown for purposes of periodic cutting, contraction of COPPICE (Cf. coppice) …

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  • 6copse — ► NOUN ▪ a small group of trees. ORIGIN shortened form of COPPICE(Cf. ↑coppice) …

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  • 7copse — [käps] n. [< COPPICE] a thicket of small trees or shrubs; coppice …

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  • 8Copse — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Copse (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on copse instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/copse …

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  • 9copse — [[t]kɒ̱ps[/t]] copses N COUNT A copse is a small group of trees growing very close to each other. ...a little copse of fir trees. Syn: coppice …

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  • 10copse — UK [kɒps] / US [kɑps] noun [countable] Word forms copse : singular copse plural copses a small group of trees growing close together, especially ones that are cut regularly …

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  • 11copse — noun tall firs form a copse at the back of the house Syn: thicket, grove, wood, coppice, stand, bush, woodlot, brake, brush; archaic hurst, holt, boscage …

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  • 12copse — giraitė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nedidelis, laukymių nuo pagrindinio masyvo atskirtas miško (dažniausiai lapuočių) plotas (pvz., ąžuolų, uosių giraitė). atitikmenys: angl. coppice; copse; grove vok. Gehölz, n;… …

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  • 13copse — noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1578 coppice 1 …

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  • 14copse — /kops/, n. a thicket of small trees or bushes; a small wood. Also, coppice. [1570 80; alter. of COPPICE] * * * …

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  • 15copse — noun /kɒps/ A thicket of small trees or shrubs. The day is come when I again repose See Also: coppice …

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  • 16copse — Synonyms and related words: batch, bocage, boscage, bosk, bosket, brake, bunch, canebrake, ceja, chamisal, chaparral, clump, cluster, coppice, copsewood, covert, crop, frith, group, grouping, groupment, grove, hassock, holt, hurst, knot, lot,… …

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  • 17copse — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. thicket, brushwood, scrub, coppice; see brush 4 , hedge . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. thicket, grove, wood, scrub, coppice, boscage …

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  • 18copse — kÉ’ps n. grove; coppice, thicket of bushes or small trees …

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  • 19copse — copes …

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  • 20copse — noun a small group of trees. Origin C16: shortened form of coppice …

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