Obviously, we do not have the right to copy books, movies and music and sell them.
And if they sold a valuable picture, they would always have a copy made.
The company gave me a PS3 and they gave me a copy, but I left it in Europe.
His first day back at the Lampoon, he showed a copy of it to Beard.
The initial collections displayed Cambodian menu photo rejects and paper found in copy machines.
At the next Chapter a copy of the Rule was given to all the Brethren.
The author has a copy of his first book before him as he writes.
Why, it is not stated, the officer not even producing the copy of a writ.
But that copy I sent down in charge of a certain person to Beechill.
It would have done Motte no harm, for no English copy has been sold, but the Dublin one has run prodigiously.
early 14c., "written account or record," from Old French copie (13c.), from Medieval Latin copia "reproduction, transcript," from Latin copia "plenty, means" (see copious). Sense extended 15c. to any specimen of writing (especially MS for a printer) and any reproduction or imitation. Related: Copyist.
late 14c., from Old French copier (14c.), from Medieval Latin copiare "to transcribe," originally "to write in plenty," from Latin copia (see copy (n.)). Hence, "to write an original text many times." Related: Copied; copying. Figurative sense of "to imitate" is attested from 1640s.
A subject for an article in a newspaper, magazine, etc: She knew that Miss Gould was good ''copy'' (1880s+)
To send a copy of a message to someone other than the immediate addressee: Copy Tina and tell her the mag is fast turning to compost (1980s+)