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n. Chiefly British
Variant of kopek.
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(Currencies) a variant spelling of kopeck
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or ko•pek

(ˈkoʊ pɛk)

a monetary unit of Russia, the Soviet Union, and its successor states, equal to 1/100 of the ruble.
[1690–1700; < Russian kopéĭka=kop'ë lance, spear + -ka diminutive suffix; so called from the lance with which the figure on the coin was armed]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.copeck - 100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russiacopeck - 100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia
Russian monetary unit - monetary unit in Russia
rouble, ruble - the basic unit of money in Russia
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References in classic literature ?
Raskolnikov joined two or three listeners, took out a five copeck piece and put it in the girl's hand.
Give me six copecks for a drink, there's a nice young man!"
As for money, I have hardly a copeck about me at this moment."