coping

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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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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 17 Feb. 2020.

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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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