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Julian Cope (b. 1957)

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Sir John Cope (1690—1760) army officer


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Top course (capping) of masonry, brick, etc., usually sloping, of a chimney, gable, parapet, or wall, formed of cap-stones, copstones, copestones, or coping-stones to throw off water. Feather-edged coping is thinner on one side than on the other, and saddle-back coping has a triangular section with a ridge.


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