- U.S. History. a Northern Democrat who opposed the Civil War, advocating peace and restoration of the Union even if slavery continued.
- Military. a finned, 155 mm cannon-launched U.S. Army artillery shell that homes on the target, using the reflection of a laser beam projected by a forward observer.
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How to use copperhead in a sentence
I fully expect the same slur to come out in relation to “Copperhead.”
I'll keep him agin fifty-'leven o' that old snortin' rebel and Copperhead Blowhard Billings.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
Then why waste your labors, brave hearts and strong men, In tracking a trail to the Copperhead's den?East and West: Poems|Bret Harte
I am goaded to these remarks by the strictures of the Copperhead press, but I make them in no spirit of boasting.