copse copse


  • (n) a dense growth of bushes



  1. From the deep heart of the copse comes a multilateral clickety-clackingthe beaters' sticks upon the tree boles.
  2. A trek down a simple dirt lane might lead you to a copse of gnarly pines protecting the burial mound of an ancient king.
  3. Before the nodding copse, tangled in its phylacteries, her cry of guilt was the hollow hooting of a nameless bird in a field of desecration.



  1. "I love Silverstone-it's an amazing place to drive," Hamilton said. "Copse, Becketts, and Bridge are all absolutely fantastic, flat-out corners that really show you the power and grip of a Formula One car. It's a perfect place for the race,...
    on Jun 17, 2009 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Mr Titchmarsh, who is currently presenting the BBC's Nature of Britain series, said: "The Woodland Trust's free hedge and copse scheme is a positive way to get children involved and excited about our environment. We are very lucky to have such a...
    on Nov 22, 2007 By: Alan Titchmarsh Source: Harlow Herald 24

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