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

1. the work or business of a cooper.
2. the place where such work is carried on.
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the barrel or container used to store and ship draft beer.
See also: Beer
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[ˈkuːpərɪdʒ] Ntonelería f
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In response, barrel producers such as TFF Group, which owns Tonnellerie Francois Freres, Tonnellerie Radoux and other major cooperages and barrel brands, expanded cooperage production to serve the Bourbon market.
I READ with interest the items in the Chronicle about the Cooperage.
We have just completed the sale of another iconic business, The Cooperage. A favourite for many, it has been acquired by the Apartment Group who amongst other businesses operate on the diamond strip.
They will save pounds 20million a year by closing their bottling plant in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, along with a distillery and cooperage at Port Dundas, Glasgow.
But the colourful past of the Cooperage on Newcastle's Quayside may not be enough to save it as it's been identified as in danger of being lost after it was added to Historic England's register of at-risk buildings on Thursday.
We have just completed on the sale of another iconic business, The Cooperage. A favourite for many, it has been acquired by Vibrant Ventures who among other businesses operates on the diamond strip further into town.
Now opened as The Cooperage, the bar's name was chosen to reflect the area's whisky heritage.
The Haute Futaie selection is meant for wines of "great dimension and density" and is a good match for the cooperage's light and long toast.
There is no for it being state it is time when Quayside up Kate Wilson, Heritage at Risk Principal for Historic England in the North East, said: "The Cooperage building is one of the most prominent on the Quayside and was a popular bar.
I READ with shock about the imminent closure of the Cooperage bar in Newcastle (The Journal, July 20) and wanted to say thank you for the decades of pleasure the place has given.
BOSSES at the last cooperage in Fife are to close the plant and sack the workers.

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