Wednesday’s Word: copse Wat’s it mean?

Copse\kops\ (adjective)

MSWORD’s definition:
Grove of small trees. Wood. Thicket. Coppice. Grove

M-W’s Word Central:
Same as coppice:  a thicket, grove, or growth of small trees

Sentences:
(From my novella Phantoms & Fantasies) She looked around, not seeing anything but a copse of young cedar trees at the edge of the headlights.

The thick copse between the houses hid the Peeping Tom perfectly.

About these ads

About Carol Burnside

Carol Burnside is an award-winning author of the Sweetwater Springs series of contemporary romance with serious sizzle and a variety of other works, some written as Annie Rayburn. Her novel length manuscripts have placed in numerous contests and won five, including the prestigious Maggie Award for Excellence. Carol / Annie blogs here and on www.PetitFoursAndHotTamales.com.
This entry was posted in Wat's it Mean?, Wednesday's Word. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Wednesday’s Word: copse Wat’s it mean?

  1. mikey2ct says:

    I am familiar with the word. I can’t remember when I saw it used last.

    Like

  2. I like obscure words, mikey2ct. Like to broaden my vocabulary. After all, a writer should be a wordsmith, yes?

    Like

Comments are closed.