Definition of Copingstones
1. copingstone [n] - See also: copingstone
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Literary usage of Copingstones
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1871)
"‘Der Ruhm' demanded that England should take off the copingstones, and say something diplomatic about the Prince's remarks. Nobody in Germany thought for a ..."
2. An Attempt to Develop the Law of Storms by Means of Facts: Arranged by William Reid (1850)
"On the 15th the wind also removed the copingstones from the lighthouse at Maiden Rocks, on the north coast of Ireland, its force being marked 10 ; but the ..."