Alderman Bolingbroke also stated instances of cooping that came under his notice as a magistrate.
cooping thus has its advantages and disadvantages, and its adoption or not should depend upon circumstances.
A good deal of evidence was given of the great extent to which the system of cooping was carried on at elections.
They, cooping you in the city, lead you to your pleasures, and make you tame and submissive to their hands.
And after the cooping up of shipboard we were both in the mood to appreciate its beauty.
Lambert soon had the castle surrounded, cooping the garrison closely within its own precincts.
: There were the cats, the milkmen, and the cops cooping in a police car at the corner
[police senses based on earlier coop, ''any shelter used by the police to avoid the elements''; fr chicken coop]
: co-op prices/ coop apartment complex
A cooperative apartment house, store, etc (1870s+)
To convert an apartment or building from a rental to a cooperative unit: The old Sussex Arms got co-oped last year (1950s+)