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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Copy  \Cop"y\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Copied};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Copying}.]  [Cf.  F.  copir,  fr  LL  copiare  See  {Copy},  n.] 
  1.  To  make  a  copy  or  copies  of  to  write;  print,  engrave,  or 
  paint  after  an  original;  to  duplicate;  to  reproduce;  to 
  transcribe;  as  to  copy  a  manuscript,  inscription,  design, 
  painting,  etc.;  --  often  with  out  sometimes  with  off 
 
  I  like  the  work  well  ere  it  be  demanded  (As  like 
  enough  it  will),  I'd  have  it  copied.  --Shak. 
 
  Let  this  be  copied  out  And  keep  it  safe  for  our 
  remembrance.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  imitate;  to  attempt  to  resemble,  as  in  manners  or 
  course  of  life. 
 
  We  copy  instinctively  the  voices  of  our  companions, 
  their  accents,  and  their  modes  of  pronunciation. 
  --Stewart. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Copying  \Cop"y*ing\,  a.  &  n. 
  From  {Copy},  v. 
 
  {Copying  ink}.  See  under  {Ink}. 
 
  {Copying  paper},  thin  unsized  paper  used  for  taking  copies  of 
  letters,  etc.,  in  a  copying  press. 
 
  {Copying  press},  a  machine  for  taking  by  pressure,  an  exact 
  copy  of  letters,  etc.,  written  in  copying  ink. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  copying 
  n  :  an  act  of  copying 




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