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copse


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Copse  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Copse  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  copse 
  n  :  a  dense  growth  of  bushes  [syn:  {brush},  {brushwood},  {coppice}, 
  {thicket}] 




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