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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Coper, n. [f. Cope v. or MDu. coper. Cf. Copar.] A buyer. — 1597 Skene Verb. S. s.v. Regrateris.
Forestallers are challenged … that they are fore-byars of quheate [etc.] … & are coperis and selleris theirof
Id. Reg. Maj. 152.

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