3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cooper \Coop"er\ (?; 277), noun [From {Coop}.] One who makes barrels, hogsheads, casks, etc.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cooper \Coop"er\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Coopered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coopering}.] To do the work of a cooper upon; as, to cooper a cask or barrel.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



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: {Cooper}, {Peter Cooper}]

2: United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961) [syn: {Cooper}, {Gary Cooper}, {Frank Cooper}]

3: United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851) [syn: {Cooper}, {James Fenimore Cooper}]

4: a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs [syn: {cooper}, {barrel maker}]


1: make barrels and casks

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