(to) cop hold
• to take hold of, to look at. Also 'cop a feel' to grope someone sexually.

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  • cop hold of — [usu. in imperative] Brit. take hold of cop hold of the suitcase, I m off * * * cop hold of Brit informal : to grab or take hold of (something) Cop hold of this part while I tighten the screw. • • • Main Entry: ↑cop cop hold of see ↑cop …   Useful english dictionary

  • cop — informal ► NOUN ▪ a police officer. ► VERB (copped, copping) 1) catch or arrest (an offender). 2) incur (something unwelcome). 3) (cop off) have a sexual encounter. 4) …   English terms dictionary

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  • cop — Verb. 1. To commune with someone sexually desirable, occasionally in so much as having sex. An abbreviation of cop off. 2. To take. E.g. Cop hold of this hammer whilst I get the spanner. Also Cop this!  a facetious remark said immediately prior… …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • cop — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English copp Date: before 12th century 1. dialect chiefly England top, crest 2. a cylindrical or conical mass of thread, yarn, or roving wound on a quill or tube; also a quill or tube upon which it is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cop — 1. verb /kɒp,kɑp/ a) To capture, get hold of, take. Heroin appeared on the streets of our town for the first time, and Innie watched helplessly as his sixteen year old brother began taking the train to Harlem to cop smack. b) To steal. No need to …   Wiktionary

  • Cop (film) — Cop Directed by James B. Harris Produced by James B. Harris James Woods …   Wikipedia

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