Coop·er n. One who makes barrels, hogsheads, casks, etc.
Coop·er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coopered p. pr. & vb. n. Coopering.] To do the work of a cooper upon; as, to cooper a cask or barrel.
n 1: 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)
[syn: Peter Cooper]
2: United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong
silent heroes (1901-1961) [syn: Gary Cooper, Frank
3: United States novelist noted for his stories of indians and
the frontier life (1789-1851) [syn: James Fenimore Cooper]
4: a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
[syn: barrel maker]
v : make barrels and casks