Coop

Definition of Coop

Pronunciation: kŌp
n.1.
1.A barrel or cask for liquor.
2.An inclosure for keeping small animals; a pen; especially, a grated box for confining poultry.
3.A cart made close with boards; a tumbrel.
v. t.1.To confine in a coop; hence, to shut up or confine in a narrow compass; to cramp; - usually followed by up, sometimes by in.
[imp. & p. p. Cooped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cooping.]
The Trojans cooped within their walls so long.
- Dryden.
The contempt of all other knowledge . . . coops the understanding up within narrow bounds.
- Locke.
2.To work upon in the manner of a cooper.

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