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[n] a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
[n] United States novelist noted for his stories of indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)
[n] United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
[n] United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York city to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)
[v] make barrels and casks
[v] work as a cooper

Misc. Definitions

\Coop"er\ (?; 277), n. [From {Coop}.] One who makes barrels, hogsheads, casks, etc.
\Coop"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coopered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coopering}.] To do the work of a cooper upon; as, to cooper a cask or barrel.
\Coop"er\, n. Work done by a cooper in making or repairing barrels, casks, etc.; the business of a cooper.

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