Origin of copse
Words nearby copse
How to use copse in a sentence
Back down along the Orontes, very early the day before, my friend dropped me off on a dirt track by a copse of trees.
I suspect the Anglo-Saxon bearo, a grove or copse, is the word here preserved.
The piece of common was soon passed; and then a copse-wood, filled with brakes and briars, had to be passed through.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
On their arrival they found that the herd were feeding at a considerable distance from the copse, which was perhaps as well.
In a moment more he perceived his own dog, Smoker, come bounding out of a neighbouring copse, followed by Humphrey and Pablo.
Not far off, alongside a birch copse, ran a road planted with willows: the country seemed familiar to me.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev