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Meaning of COPSE

Pronunciation:  kâps

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Copse\, n. [Contr. from coppice.]
    A wood of small growth; a thicket of brushwood. See
    {Coppice}.
    
          Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled.
                                                   --Goldsmith.
    
    
  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
 

 

 

 

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