coping

noun
cop·​ing | \ ˈkō-piŋ How to pronounce coping (audio) \

Definition of coping

: the covering course of a wall usually with a sloping top

First Known Use of coping

1601, in the meaning defined above

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coping

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English Language Learners Definition of coping

architecture : the top layer of a brick or stone wall that is usually higher on one end than the other to allow rain to be carried off easily

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