Definitions of cooper

  1. work as a cooper
  2. United States novelist noted for his stories of indians and the frontier life ( 1789- 1851)
  3. United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York city to offer free courses in the arts and sciences ( 1791- 1883)
  4. make barrels and casks
  5. One who makes barrels, hogsheads, casks, etc.
  6. Work done by a cooper in making or repairing barrels, casks, etc.; the business of a cooper.
  7. A maker of barrels, casks, etc.
  8. One who makes coops, tubs, casks, etc.
  9. A maker of casks, tubs, & c.
  10. A reddish metal; vessel made of copper.
  11. One who makes casks, barrels, etc.
  12. One who makes barrels, tubs, and casks of various kinds.
  13. A mixture of stout and porter, originally prepared for coopers in breweries.
  14. To do the work of a cooper; to repair. See Coop.
  15. One who makes casks or barrels.

Usage examples for cooper

  1. That did not suit some of us; so we found means to send Mrs. Miller to Shelbyville, where she secured Judge Cooper, a well- known Unionist and former member of Congress, to go to Washington, and lay the case before President Lincoln. – A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry by Julian Wisner Hinkley
  2. During the past twelve months or so he had been a frequent visitor at the Cooper house. – Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard I. Pyle
  3. They were Perkins, Cotta, Roberts, and Cooper. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  4. He used to come in at night an' wish his parents had made him a cooper, an' Higgins pitied him, knowin' he cudden't get out a life insurance policy an' his wife was scared to death all th' time. – Observations by Mr. Dooley by Finley Peter Dunne
  5. This individual was a young man named Cooper, whose station in life was apparently that of a common sailor. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  6. 3- 21 the tract is identical with " The Genuine Lives," also published by M. Cooper. – Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
  7. Fish and Cooper were first and second coxswains ten years before, and exactly ten years before to the day and hour the same brave men were in a similar desperate struggle at the wreck of the Indian Chief. – Heroes of the Goodwin Sands by Thomas Stanley Treanor
  8. He wore a rich set of Peter Cooper whiskers, but barring them he was a well finished old gent, with a bow that was an address of welcome all by itself. – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  9. As part of the evidence the following was printed: " William Cooper, soldier, sworn. – The True George Washington [10th Ed.] by Paul Leicester Ford
  10. The publication of Doctor Cooper was never seen by me till after the receipt of your letter. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  11. " Charlie Fish," says Tom Cooper to me, in a grave voice, " what would some of them young gen'lmen as comes to Ramsgate in the summer, and says they'd like to go out in the lifeboat, think of this?" – Heroes of the Goodwin Sands by Thomas Stanley Treanor
  12. But Cooper is inferior to Walter Scott in his comic and minor characters, and in the construction of his plots. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton
  13. Mr. Cooper had a brother and a sister. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  14. I didn't care anything about infants' wear, or Haynes- Cooper, or anything. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  15. The smith was busy at his forge, the cooper beside himself with work. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  16. It was first published in 1826. Cooper died at Cooperstown, the family locality, on September 14. 1851. I.- Betrayed by the Redskin It was the third year of the war between France and England in North America. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  17. About a fortnight after the departure of Mr. Cooper an event took place which for awhile threatened to upset all the plans which they had formed for the future. – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  18. Doctor Cooper and Doctor Rogers did not accept this appointment. – The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University by Robert Peter
  19. Get all you can about Mr. Schuyler's evening habits from the man, Cooper. – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  20. " Well, Arthur has at last compelled you to go to work," said she smilingly to the big cooper with the waving tawny hair and the keen, kind gray eyes. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips