The first look that copping sent out was an elegant pencil silhouette for an imaginary woman named Catherine.
Well, what do you think the chances are of the Giants copping the flag again, old top?
Mr. copping seems to like their situation the best of all the rooms I showed him.'
But that's impossible Al but they's nothing to keep me from copping it off.
Weve got the jump on the other fellows by copping the first game, said Robson.
copping answered all unconsciously in the words of Lady Macbeth.
But they's nothing to prevent me from copping down the letter so as you can read what it says and here it is.
That portion of a "self-actor mule" which guides the faller wires is termed the "shaper" or "copping motion."
Yes, Mr. copping had called several times, to make quite sure of everything concerning his friend's comfort.
Mr. copping was apparently for the time a resident of London, and lived, he believed, somewhere in the Camden Town region.
1704, northern British dialect, "to seize, to catch," perhaps ultimately from Middle French caper "seize, to take," from Latin capere "to take" (see capable); or from Dutch kapen "to take," from Old Frisian capia "to buy," which is related to Old English ceapian (see cheap). Related: Copped; copping.
[origin uncertain; perhaps ultimately fr Latin capere ''seize,'' by way of French; police officer sense a shortening of copper; second sense ''seize, catch'' attested by 1704]