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or ko·peck  (kō′pĕk)
A Russian unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the ruble.

[Russian kopeĭka, from Middle Russian kopeika, from kopie, spear (from the image of St. George, patron saint of Moscow, on horseback holding a spear that appeared on the coins from their introduction in 1535 until the early 1800s ).]
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(ˈkəʊpɛk) ,




(Currencies) a monetary unit of Russia and Belarus worth one hundredth of a rouble: coins are still used as tokens for coin-operated machinery although the kopeck itself is virtually valueless
[Russian kopeika, from kopye lance; so called because of the representation of Tsar Ivan IV on the coin with a lance in his hand]
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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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Noun1.kopeck - 100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russiakopeck - 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 ?
She was looking so ill, and I felt so sorry for her, that I gave her twenty kopecks. I am almost falling asleep.
When the Tatar appeared with a bill for twenty-six roubles and odd kopecks, besides a tip for himself, Levin, who would another time have been horrified, like any one from the country, at his share of fourteen roubles, did not notice it, paid, and set off homewards to dress and go to the Shtcherbatskys' there to decide his fate.
Another time I followed him to his flat, and for ten kopecks learned from the porter where he lived, on which storey, whether he lived alone or with others, and so on--in fact, everything one could learn from a porter.
From Hugh Williams' Ballyvolane Stud, the colt comes from a family with which Betts is familiar as he owned his Grade 2-winning siblings, Rouble and Kopeck.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Methane' 2 Omnivore' 3 Donald Sinden and Windsor Davies' 4 The kopeck' 5 Portchester Castle.
PUNTAL can gain revenge for a shock defeat by Kopeck last month in the Tolworth Hurdle (3.15) at Wincanton.
Josh Gifford plans an ambitious Champion Hurdle entry with Kopeck. But one of the novice hurdles at Cheltenham seems a likelier option for the five-year-old, who looked a terrific prospect when getting the better of Puntal on his hurdling debut at Ascot just before Christmas.
But although beating off the rest of his rivals, Puntal had nothing left to give when challenged by 33-1 chance Kopeck on he run-in and went down by two lengths.
Although his fiction--One Life, One Kopeck (1937), The Gold Train (1938), and Return to the Vineyard (1945, with Mary Loos)--was not highly praised, his books on Russia received warm reviews.
Others to follow Chepstow: 1.25 Patrixprial, 2.25 Kopeck. Doncaster: 1.50 Louie Louie, 3.30 Best Alibi, 4.05 Jeremy, 5.15 Wavertree Warrior.
KOPECK caused quite a stir when beating the highly-regarded Puntal at Ascot last month and he can show that run to be no fluke by following up at Huntingdon tomorrow.
Kopeck, who earned a Champion Hurdle entry after winning a