cooperage(redirected from Cooper (profession))
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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.]
1. (Crafts) Also called: coopery the craft, place of work, or products of a cooper
2. (Crafts) the labour fee charged by a cooper
coop•er•age(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