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  • n  a dense growth of bushes

  • On a steep, rocky alpine slope outside the northeast corner of Yellowstone National Park, scientists examine what they call the "dead trees standing," a copse of ancient whitebark .
  • Within five weeks he made a hair-raising escape from the Boer prison at Pretoria, walked unnoticed through the crowded town, hid all day in a copse tenanted by a large vulture .
  • From the deep heart of the copse comes a multilateral clickety-clackingthe beaters' sticks upon the tree boles.
Quotes

  • Lewis Hamilton in Bleacher Report
    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,...
  • Alan Titchmarsh in Harlow Herald 24
    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...

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