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copse

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

copsen. [Contr. from coppice.].
     A wood of small growth; a thicket of brushwood. See Coppice.  [1913 Webster]
    "Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled."  [1913 Webster]
copsev. t. 
  •  To trim or cut; -- said of small trees, brushwood, tufts of grass, etc.  Halliwell.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To plant and preserve, as a copse.  Swift.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

copse, n.
1 = COPPICE.
2 (in general use) a small wood.

Derivative
copsy adj.
Etymology
shortened f. COPPICE

THESAURUS

copse

batch, bocage, boscage, bosk, bosket, brake, bunch, canebrake, ceja, chamisal, chaparral, clump, cluster, coppice, copsewood, covert, crop, frith, group, grouping, groupment, grove, hassock, holt, hurst, knot, lot, mess, motte, orchard, shaw, shock, slew, spinney, stook, thicket, thickset, tope, tuft, tussock, wisp, wood lot, woodlet

ROGET THESAURUS

copse

Vegetable

N vegetable, vegetable kingdom, flora, verdure, plant, tree, shrub, bush, creeper, herb, herbage, grass, annual, perennial, biennial, triennial, exotic, timber, forest, wood, woodlands, timberland, hurst, frith, holt, weald, park, chase, greenwood, brake, grove, copse, coppice, bocage, tope, clump of trees, thicket, spinet, spinney, underwood, brushwood, scrub, boscage, bosk, ceja, chaparal, motte, arboretum, bush, jungle, prairie, heath, heather, fern, bracken, furze, gorse, whin, grass, turf, pasture, pasturage, turbary, sedge, rush, weed, fungus, mushroom, toadstool, lichen, moss, conferva, mold, growth, alfalfa, alfilaria, banyan, blow, blowth, floret, petiole, pin grass, timothy, yam, yew, zinnia, foliage, branch, bough, ramage, stem, tigella, spray, leaf, flower, blossom, bine, flowering plant, timber tree, fruit tree, pulse, legume, vegetable, vegetal, vegetive, vegitous, herbaceous, herbal, botanic, sylvan, silvan, arborary, arboreous, arborescent, arborical, woody, grassy, verdant, verdurous, floral, mossy, lignous, ligneous, wooden, leguminous, vosky, cespitose, turf-like, turfy, endogenous, exogenous, green-robed senators of mighty woods, this is the forest primeval.


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