coping

noun

cop·​ing ˈkō-piŋ How to pronounce coping (audio)
: the covering course of a wall usually with a sloping top

Word History

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coping was in 1601

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“Coping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coping. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

coping

noun
cop·​ing ˈkō-piŋ How to pronounce coping (audio)
: the top or covering layer of a wall that is usually sloped to carry off water
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