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Meaning of COP

Pronunciation:  kâp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (informal) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
  2. [v]  take into custody, as of suspected criminals, by the police
  3. [v]  take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"

COP is a 3 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: apprehend, arrest, bull, collar, copper, fuzz, glom, hook, knock off, nab, nail, pick up, pig, snitch, thieve
 See Also: clutch, officer, police officer, policeman, prehend, seize, steal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cop\ (k[o^]p), n. [AS. cop; cf. G. kopf head. Cf. {Cup},
1. The top of a thing; the head; a crest. [Obs.]

         Cop they used to call The tops of many hills.

2. A conical or conical-ended mass of coiled thread, yarn, or
   roving, wound upon a spindle, etc.

3. A tube or quill upon which silk is wound.

4. (Mil. Arch.) Same as {Merlon}.

5. A policeman. [Slang]

{Cop waste}, a kind of cotton waste, composed chiefly of
   remnants of cops from which the greater part of the yarn
   has been unwound.

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