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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cop  \Cop\  (k[o^]p),  n.  [AS.  cop;  cf  G.  kopf  head.  Cf  {Cup}, 
  {Cob}.] 
  1.  The  top  of  a  thing  the  head;  a  crest.  [Obs.] 
 
  Cop  they  used  to  call  The  tops  of  many  hills. 
  --Drayton. 
 
  2.  A  conical  or  conical-ended  mass  of  coiled  thread,  yarn,  or 
  roving,  wound  upon  a  spindle,  etc 
 
  3.  A  tube  or  quill  upon  which  silk  is  wound. 
 
  4.  (Mil.  Arch.)  Same  as  {Merlon}. 
 
  5.  A  policeman.  [Slang] 
 
  {Cop  waste},  a  kind  of  cotton  waste,  composed  chiefly  of 
  remnants  of  cops  from  which  the  greater  part  of  the  yarn 
  has  been  unwound. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cop 
  n  :  (informal)  uncomplimentary  terms  for  a  policeman  [syn:  {bull}, 
  {copper},  {fuzz},  {pig}] 
  v  1:  take  by  theft;  "Someone  snitched  my  wallet!"  [syn:  {hook},  {snitch}, 
  {thieve},  {knock  off},  {glom}] 
  2:  take  into  custody,  as  of  suspected  criminals,  by  the  police 
  [syn:  {collar},  {nail},  {apprehend},  {arrest},  {pick  up}, 
  {nab}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  COP 
  Character-Oriented  Protocol 
 
 




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