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A person who makes or repairs wooden barrels and tubs.

[Middle English couper, from Middle Dutch kūper, from kūpe, basket, tub; see coop.]

coop′er v.
coop′er·age n.


1. (Crafts) Also called: coopery the craft, place of work, or products of a cooper
2. (Crafts) the labour fee charged by a cooper


(ˈku pər ɪdʒ, ˈkʊp ər-)

1. the work or business of a cooper.
2. the place where such work is carried on.


the barrel or container used to store and ship draft beer.
See also: Beer


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