copsenoun [ C ]uk /kɒps/ us /kɑːps/
Examples from literature
- Songs of cuckoos and nightingales echoed from the copses on the hillsides.
- The fir copse from which the pheasant rose covers a rather sharp descent on one side of the highway.
- The river, the copse, both banks, green and washed, trees and fields—all were bathed in bright morning light.
- They were passing through a little copse, where the light was but misty and indistinct, and where the road made a sudden sharp turn almost at right angles, affording complete shelter to any person or persons lying in ambush.
- When they came to beyond the copse, after it touched the Professor's garden, they paused and took in the view.