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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coop  \Coop\  (k[=oo]p),  n.  [Cf.  AS  cypa  a  measure,  D.  kuip  tub, 
  Icel.  kupa  bowl,  G.  kufe  coop  tub;  all  fr  L.  cupa  vat,  tub, 
  LL  cupa,  copa,  cup.  See  {Cup},  and  cf  {Keeve}.] 
  1.  A  barrel  or  cask  for  liquor.  [Obs.]  --Johnson. 
 
  2.  An  inclosure  for  keeping  small  animals;  a  pen;  especially, 
  a  grated  box  for  confining  poultry. 
 
  3.  A  cart  made  close  with  boards;  a  tumbrel.  [Scotch] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coop  \Coop\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cooped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cooping}.] 
  To  confine  in  a  coop;  hence  to  shut  up  or  confine  in  a 
  narrow  compass;  to  cramp;  --  usually  followed  by  up 
  sometimes  by  in 
 
  The  Trojans  cooped  within  their  walls  so  long. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  The  contempt  of  all  other  knowledge  .  .  .  coops  the 
  understanding  up  within  narrow  bounds.  --Locke. 
 
  2.  To  work  upon  in  the  manner  of  a  cooper.  [Obs.]  ``Shaken 
  tubs  .  .  .  be  new  cooped.''  --Holland. 
 
  Syn:  To  crowd;  confine;  imprison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  co-op 
  n  :  a  commercial  enterprise  run  for  the  benefit  of  its  owners 
  [syn:  {cooperative}] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coop 
  n  1:  a  small  building  for  housing  poultry  [syn:  {chicken  coop},  {hencoop}, 
  {henhouse}] 
  2:  made  or  wire  or  metal  bars  in  which  birds  or  animals  are 
  kept  [syn:  {cage}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  COOP 
  Concurrent  Object  Orientated  Programming  (OOP) 
 
 




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