During this fierce fighting on the kop, reinforcements were continually being sent up from below to help the British.
Our kop life is becoming a little monotonous but we manage to get on.
A dramatic episode brought the battle of Lombard's kop to a close.
But the burghers who were in the vicinity of the kop were not of this opinion.
For two hours in the afternoon the scene on the summit of the kop was terrific.
"kop 'old o' that," he said, and thrust a coin into the Chinaman's yellow paw.
The English took the kop and placed their naval guns on it, and they then had the key to Ladysmith.
Cobweb comes from the Dutch word kopwebbe; and kop in that language signifies a spider.
If so, the 40-pounder on Lombard's kop gave us timely reminder this morning that he is not to be ignored with impunity.
The “kop” is a cliff-like promontory overhanging a valley or plain, nearly synonymous with the American “bluff.”