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Origin of copse
Examples from the Web for copse
Back down along the Orontes, very early the day before, my friend dropped me off on a dirt track by a copse of trees.
Emlyn, my darling, my darling, do you remember how we kissed in the copse by the river?The Lady Of Blossholme|H. Rider Haggard
Inside the copse the doves were cooing, squirrels leaping, the cuckoo crying, as the mite went along.Golden Moments|Anonymous
I made this discovery in a spinney, or copse, near a small tarn some half mile to the eastward of Fernbridge's precincts.Fibble, D. D.|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Occasionally we passed a copse of oak, or cluster of saplings.
The winter corn is green already, and there is grass in the copse.Letters of Anton Chekhov|Anton Chekhov
Word Origin for copse
1570s, "small wood grown for purposes of periodic cutting," contraction of coppice.