[koo-per-ij, koo p-er-]
Origin of cooperage
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Examples from the Web for cooperage
Working with Spanish cooperage Tevasa, they turn 150 year old trees into casks.How Much Do Whisky Casks Really Affect Taste?
December 10, 2014
I replied that he had left the cooperage, swearing that he would work no more.The Pacha of Many Tales
The more common use of slippery elm is for boxes and cooperage.
Fence rails are no longer made of it; shingles and cooperage have declined.
Shaped our course for Sir Francis Drake's bay for cooperage.Torrey's Narrative
It is largely used also in cooperage, and in the building of light boats.Trees Worth Knowing
Julia Ellen Rogers
- Also called: coopery the craft, place of work, or products of a cooper
- the labour fee charged by a cooper
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