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1 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) [syn: Peter Cooper]
2 United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961) [syn: Gary Cooper, Frank Cooper]
3 United States novelist noted for his stories of indians and the frontier life (1789-1851) [syn: James Fenimore Cooper]
4 a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs [syn: barrel maker] v : make barrels and casks

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see Cooper




  1. A craftsman who makes and repairs barrels and similar wooden vessels such as casks, buckets and tubs.




  1. To make and repair barrels etc.

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Cooper may refer to :


See also: Cooper (surname); and alternative spellings Couper and Cowper




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