coper

[ koh-per ]
/ ˈkoʊ pər /

noun British.

a horse dealer.

Origin of coper

First recorded in 1600–10; cope4 + -er1
Also called horse-coper.
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coper

/ (ˈkəʊpə) /

noun

a horse-dealer

Word Origin for coper

C17 (a dealer, chapman): from dialect cope to buy, barter, from Low German; related to Dutch koopen to buy
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