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Copley

[kop-lee] /ˈkɒp li/
noun
1.
John Singleton
[sing-guh l-tuh n] /ˈsɪŋ gəl tən/ (Show IPA),
1738–1815, U.S. painter.
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  • High and close to Copley's chin the ball whistled into Eliot's mitt.

  • Then he hurriedly related the story as told to him by Mr. Copley.

    The Call Of The South Louis Becke
  • Copley was arrested on the 6th, and first examined on July 12.

    Raleigh Edmund Gosse
  • It takes a lot of pretty clothes to stay in a place like the Copley Plaza.

    Blue Bonnet in Boston Caroline E. Jacobs
  • Copley was an English boy, and he was about a year older than Rollo.

    Rollo in Rome Jacob Abbott
  • Thomas dismounted from his horse first, and held the bridle of Copley's horse while Copley dismounted.

    Rollo in Rome Jacob Abbott
  • Rollo wished to go up to his room to ask his uncle's permission to go with Copley.

    Rollo in Rome Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for Copley

Copley

/ˈkɒplɪ/
noun
1.
John Singleton. 1738–1815, US painter
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