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The top layer or course of a masonry wall, usually having a slanting upper surface to shed water; a cope.
(Building) the sloping top course of a wall, usually made of masonry or brick. Also called: cope
1. a finishing or protective course or cap to an exterior masonry wall or the like.
2. a piece of woodwork having its end shaped to fit together with a molding.
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|Noun||1.||coping - brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall|
brick - rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"