coppe

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English, primarily occurring in the northeast midland region of England. Originating from the Dutch invaders who populated this area, the same word coppe pronounced 'kab' existed in middle Dutch up until the 14th century. [1]. The word kobbe[2], meaning spider, still exists in West-Flemish, a Dutch dialect spoken in the West of Flanders.

NounEdit

coppe

  1. (archaic) A spider

Derived termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

The word is still in use in north east midland region of England, although now almost obsolete.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

coppe f

  1. plural form of coppa

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Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 22:18