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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COPIES

I take you at your word, Clarissa—Give me his letters; and the copies of yours.

I now send you copies of my letters to my uncles: with their answers.

Copies were also directed to be distributed through the district.

Shakespeare copies it word for word, only omitting with admirable art the first line.

The copies of Hearts of Controversy were lying where he had left them on the previous night.

"He must have sold much more than five hundred copies by this time," he said.

Your affair of sixty copies is also like you; but it would not be like me to comply.

One copy, per year, in advance $4.00 Single copies, ten cents.

"That'll make two copies Mrs. Graham'll have," Henry replied.

Thereupon she handed Muche's books and the copies set by Florent to the commissary.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "written account or record," from Old French copie (13c.), from Medieval Latin copia "reproduction, transcript," from Latin copia "plenty, means" (see copious). Sense extended 15c. to any specimen of writing (especially MS for a printer) and any reproduction or imitation. Related: Copyist.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.