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Meaning of COPSE

Pronunciation:  kâps

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a dense growth of bushes

COPSE is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: brush, brushwood, coppice, thicket
 See Also: brake, canebrake, flora, spinney, underbrush, undergrowth, underwood, vegetation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Copse\, n. [Contr. from coppice.]
    A wood of small growth; a thicket of brushwood. See
          Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled.
  2. \Copse\, v. t.
    1. To trim or cut; -- said of small trees, brushwood, tufts
       of grass, etc. --Halliwell.
    2. To plant and preserve, as a copse. --Swift.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: batch, bocage, boscage, bosk, bosket, brake, bunch, canebrake, ceja, chamisal, chaparral, clump, cluster, coppice, copsewood, covert, crop, frith, group, grouping, groupment, grove, hassock, holt, hurst, knot, lot, mess, motte, orchard, shaw, shock, slew, spinney, stook, thicket, thickset, tope, tuft, tussock, wisp, wood lot, woodlet