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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cop /ˈkɑp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cop n.
 1. The top of a thing; the head; a crest. [Obs.]
 Cop they used to call
 The tops of many hills.   --Drayton.
 2. A conical or conical-ended mass of coiled thread, yarn, or roving, wound upon a spindle, etc.
 3. A tube or quill upon which silk is wound.
 4. Mil. Arch. Same as Merlon.
 5. A policeman. [Slang]
 Cop waste, a kind of cotton waste, composed chiefly of remnants of cops from which the greater part of the yarn has been unwound.
    You had to be a good judge of what a man was like, and the English was copacetic. --John O'Hara

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : uncomplimentary terms for a policeman [syn: bull, copper,
           fuzz, pig]
      v 1: take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!" [syn: hook, snitch,
            thieve, knock off, glom]
      2: take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected
         criminals" [syn: collar, nail, apprehend, arrest,
         pick up, nab]
      [also: copping, copped]