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noun as in small change

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There are circumstances in which he would not cut a deal, no matter what the coppers might have offered to him.

The leaves alone are used in trade: they are first stripped off the stalk, and then boiled down in large coppers.

And those birds chatting down the hall were local coppers with a couple of men from the County Homicide Squad.

I would give this moment my hand full of half-Bits, or their value in coppers, if I thought you wish to see me.

The sight of those coppers which I gave her children—more out of joke than charity—demoralized the woman.

I thought it useless to question Cucumber further, so gave him a few coppers, and set off homewards.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coppers, such as: chicken feed, coinage, peanuts, small beer, and small potatoes.

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