[ koo-puh-ree, koop-uh- ]
/ ˈku pə ri, ˈkʊp ə- /
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noun, plural coop·e·ries.
the work of a cooper.
a cooper's shop.
articles made by a cooper.
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British Dictionary definitions for coopery
/ (ˈkuːpərɪ) /
noun plural -eries
another word for cooperage (def. 1)
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