coping

[ koh-ping ]
/ ˈkoʊ pɪŋ /

noun

a finishing or protective course or cap to an exterior masonry wall or the like.
a piece of woodwork having its end shaped to fit together with a molding.

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Origin of coping

First recorded in 1595–1605; cope2 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for coping

coping
/ (ˈkəʊpɪŋ) /

noun

the sloping top course of a wall, usually made of masonry or brickAlso called: cope
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