Definitions starting with C

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coppet

/kóhpit/ [cf. OED coppice thicket, perhaps influenced by carpet] n. 1. a tall growth of trees: 1910 The coppet about here is largely logwood (Northrop 21). That big huge coppet as you come in down this way (Andros). (Gen.)

2. an area inhabited by a single family: Smith coppeyt, Duncombe coppet. (Andros, Exuma)

Tags: geography, noun, tree

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Last update: 2011-01-29 17:00
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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