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for Cop waste
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cop \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. --Drayton.
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.
[1913 Webster] copacetic
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