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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Copper.
 
Give us a copper, i.e. a piece of copper money. I have no coppers—no ha’pence.   1
 


 CopperCopper Captain (A). 

 
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