Copse (?), n. [Contr. from coppice.]

A wood of small growth; a thicket of brushwood. See Coppice.

Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled. Goldsmith.

 

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Copse, v. t.

1.

To trim or cut; -- said of small trees, brushwood, tufts of grass, etc.

Halliwell.

2.

To plant and preserve, as a copse.

Swift.

 

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