cop hold of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of cop hold of

British, informal
: to grab or take hold of (something)
  • Cop hold of this part while I tighten the screw.

Word by Word Definitions

cop play
  1. : top, crest

  2. : a cylindrical or conical mass of thread, yarn, or roving wound on a quill or tube

  1. : to get hold of : catch, capture

  2. : steal, swipe

  3. : adopt

  1. : police officer

hold play
  1. : to have possession or ownership of or have at one's disposal

  2. : to have as a privilege or position of responsibility

  3. : to have as a mark of distinction

  1. : stronghold

  2. : confinement, custody

  3. : prison

  1. : the interior of a ship below decks

  2. : the cargo compartment of a plane


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