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The main body of the book consists of words and phrases from police slang, followed by a personal account of Aaron's attraction to and formation in police work, a set of stories from Aaron's first employment in such work, an essay on ...
Cop out slang from books.google.com
cop - out 334 cop the tale society . 3 a coward , someone who runs away from problems , a coppernob n . [ 1910s ; 1950s ] ( UK juv . ) a policeman . ( ext . of weakling . ( COP OUT V. ( 2 ) ] COPPER n . ( 1 ) ] cop - out adj .
Cop out slang from books.google.com
[Slang] a louse Cop (kāp) vt. copped, cop'ping [prob. * L capere, takel [Slang] to seize, steal, etc. —n. [Slang] a policeman —cop out |Slang] 1 to renege 2 to give up; quit co-part-ner (kö pārt'nar, kö'pärts-) n. an associate ...
Cop out slang from books.google.com
Roddy Doyle , The Van , 1991 cop - out noun a drastic compromise of principle US , 1956 • I considered crossing over to the other side of the highway and trying to get back to New Haven for a bus . But that would be an incredible cop ...
Cop out slang from books.google.com
203, Fall 1969: “Truck driver's jargon” Jackie slipped me a couple of co-pilots in English when she passed out the test papers. — Anonymous, Go Ask Alice, p. 94, 1971 cop man noun a low-level drug dealer who must pay cash to the ...
Cop out slang from books.google.com
The expressions to cop a plea and to cop out also derive from capere. Cop for a police officer is now merely an informal usage accepted among the police themselves, while the older copper remains more slangy and hostile in tone.
Cop out slang from books.google.com
one of a set of numbers copter . that determine the location of a point , cop'u · la ( kop'yə - lə ) n . ... ( Slang ) a police officer . as a book , magazine , etc. ... --cop out , ( Slang ) give up ; back cop'y - cat " n .
Cop out slang from books.google.com
3 to cop a feel to fondle someone in a sexual manner, esp. furtively. 1935– INDEPENDENT Pretending to be a dear old boy, he gets close enough to the court ladies to cop a feel (2001). 4 to cop out to withdraw; ...
Cop out slang from books.google.com
A small round copped , cop.ping . Slang . 1. To pilfer : steal . boat made of a wicker or wood frame cov2. To capture : seize . - cop out . Slang . 1. To ered with waterproof material . be noncommittal . 2. To renege . cor.al ( kôr'əl ...
Cop out slang from books.google.com
A Good Slopping Out, p. 416, 2000 4 to • be hit with enemy fire AUSTRALIA, 1932 A Company copped it. — Eric Lambert, The Veterans, p. 153, 1954 cop-out noun a • drastic compromise of principle US, 1956 I considered crossing over to the ...