cop shop

noun

Definition of cop shop

British slang
:a place where local police officers work :police station

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

shop play
  1. : a handicraft establishment : atelier

  2. : a building or room stocked with merchandise for sale : store

  3. : a small retail establishment or a department in a large one offering a specified line of goods or services

  1. : to examine goods or services with intent to buy

  2. : to hunt through a market in search of the best buy

  3. : to make a search : hunt


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