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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Cope, Coip, v. [e.m.E. (1570), MDu. copen (Du. koopen).] tr. To buy. — 1607 Conv. Burghs II. 238.
Burgessis … quha copis and sellis thair wairis within the brugh
1617 Ib. III. 47.
Ilk coper bote within hevin coping hering

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