coop coop  /ˈkup/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a farm building for housing poultry
  2. (n) an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept

Usage(s):

  1. Congress Should Close the LoopholeNEXT to the oil depletion allowance, the hoariest unsettled tax argument in Washington involves the virtual immunity of giant cooperatives.
  2. Despite the coop's comparatively low price on nice cheeses, they usually won't fit in our budget.

News

  1. A.O. Scott Reviews the Park Slope Coop: 'A Neo-Realist Fable Involving Cheese'

    Will we, must we, ever stop talking about the Park Slope Food Coop? Not when we have such interesting things to talk about! Did you know that the Brooklyn-based Food Coop has its own official newsletter, The Linewaiters Gazette? It's been around since way back in 1973, and it is its own source of fascinating information (or at least, it captures a lot of the good stuff). ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. Dorchester Community Food Coop gets a home

    By Patrick D. Rosso, Town Correspondent The Dorchester Community Food Coop now has a home after the city tentatively designated...        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Supermarket Gets Shipped Drugs Instead Of Bananas

    Danish supermarket chain Coop expected bananas from their Colombian supplier and instead received a heavy shipment containing bags of white powder The drugs were discovered last week in Aarhus, western Denmark, while employees were opening banana boxes. They found about 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of what police believe is cocaine, Reuters reports. Coop spokesman Jens Juul said more bags of white ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Coop, he maxes out his ability," South Carolina coach Ray Tanner said. "If you play a little defense behind him, he always keeps you there. I thought he was extra special tonight. ...... He ran a couple balls, fastballs that didn't have a...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Ray Tanner Source: MLB.com

  2. "I'm became very comfortable, very quickly being around Coop," Wade said. "I look forward to a long association."
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Ed Wade Source: SI.com

  3. "Obviously we're disappointed, just as I know Stephen is," coach Norv Turner said in a statement. "Coop made a mistake and now must deal with the consequences. It's unfortunate, but we'll deal with it and move on."
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Norv Turner Source: USA Today

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