cop·​er | \ ˈkō-pər How to pronounce coper (audio) \

Definition of coper

: a horse dealer especially : a dishonest one

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Recent Examples on the Web Theft, Damage to Property: Ethan Circle A Township officer was dispatched to a construction site Dec. 6 following the theft of coper pipes. Joseph Clark, cleveland, "Copper stolen from construction site: Olmsted Township Police Blotter," 14 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of coper

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coper

English dialect cope to trade

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“Coper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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