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Main Entry: 1cop
Pronunciation: primarystresskäp
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): copped; copĚping
Etymology: probably from Dutch kapen "to steal"
1 slang : to get hold of : 2CAPTURE 1a
2 slang : 1STEAL 2a
3 : ADOPT 2 <cop an attitude>
- cop a plea : to plead guilty to a lesser charge in order to avoid standing trial for a more serious one

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