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This week's theme: uncommon homophones of common words.
copse (kops) noun
A thicket of small trees, bushes, shrubs, etc. especially one grown for periodic cutting.
[Alteration of coppice. Via Middle English and French from Latin colpare (to cut).]
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"We could also distinguish animals rustling in the nearby copses, and since we were in an area known to be a leopard habitat, it was entertaining to think that was what we were hearing." Larry Rohter: America; The Seoul Times (South Korea); Nov 10, 2005.
Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. -Arthur Koestler, novelist and journalist (1905-1983)
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