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synonyms for coppers

  • chicken feed
  • coinage
  • peanuts
  • small beer
  • small potatoes
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How to use coppers in a sentence

The leaves alone are used in trade: they are first stripped off the stalk, and then boiled down in large coppers.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
And those birds chatting down the hall were local coppers with a couple of men from the County Homicide Squad.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
I would give this moment my hand full of half-Bits, or their value in coppers, if I thought you wish to see me.
JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN: A PLANTATION TUTOR OF THE OLD DOMINION, 1773-1774.PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN
The sight of those coppers which I gave her children—more out of joke than charity—demoralized the woman.
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
I thought it useless to question Cucumber further, so gave him a few coppers, and set off homewards.
A DESPERATE CHARACTER AND OTHER STORIESIVAN TURGENEV
Five months have passed, and all this time the shafts in the manufactories have been turning, and the quick coppers accumulating.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
I reckon the devil is pitching coppers for us just now—and the penny is just hopping off his thumb nail!
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Two or three days later they are carried up to the boiling-houses and thrown into great coppers of boiling water.
A CHAPTER OF ADVENTURESG. A. HENTY
All three sprang up in a rage, looked up, and received another handful of coppers in their faces.
CUORE (HEART)EDMONDO DE AMICIS
The revolutionaries went about among the excited people with baskets, begging coppers for their destitute and miserable governor.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COPPERS

  • chicken feed
  • coinage
  • coppers
  • peanuts
  • small beer
  • small potatoes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.