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Noun: cooper  koo-pu(r)
  1. A craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
    - barrel maker
Verb: cooper  koo-pu(r)
  1. Make barrels and casks
Noun: Cooper  koo-pu(r)
  1. United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)
    - James Fenimore Cooper
     
  2. United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
    - Gary Cooper, Frank Cooper
     
  3. United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)
    - Peter Cooper

Derived forms: coopers, coopering, coopered

Type of: actor, altruist, artificer, artisan, author, craftsman, craftsperson, histrion, industrialist, journeyman, make, philanthropist, player, role player, thespian, writer

Encyclopedia: Cooper, Michigan