Definition of Copperheads

1. Noun. (plural of copperhead) ¹



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Definition of Copperheads

1. copperhead [n] - See also: copperhead

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copperheads

copper uranite
copperah
copperahs
copperas
copperases
copperbar
copperbars
copperbottomed
coppered
copperfasten
copperfastened
copperfastening
copperfastens
copperhead
copperheadism
copperheads (current term)
coppering
copperish
copperleaf
copperless
copperplate
copperplated
copperplates
copperplating
coppers
coppersmith
coppersmithies
coppersmithing
coppersmiths
coppersmithy

Literary usage of Copperheads

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1. The Lost Cause Regained by Edward Alfred Pollard (1868)
"The Radical party vindicating the action of the South in the late war—A new interpretation of " copperheads"—Speech of George ..."

2. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"If you think that copperheads WORSHIPPING THEIR IDOL [McClellan supported by Vallandigham and Seymour] From the collection of the New York Historical ..."

3. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"... Probable Effect of the Tour on the Political Situation — General Grant and the copperheads — Grant goes over to the Radicals — Seward slighted by Senate ..."

4. The Great Conspiracy by John Alexander Logan (1886)
"... OLIGARCHS DEFEAT THOSE PURPOSES—THE REPUBLICAN PARTY NOT BLAMELESS FOR THE PRESENT CONDITION OF THINGS —THE OLD REBEL-CHIEFTAINS AND copperheads, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"copperheads (American), properly poisonous serpents. The term was applied by the Federals to the peace party. Copperman (Australian prison), a policeman. ..."

6. Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, at the First Session by William Pitt Fessenden, Thaddeus Stevens (1866)
"I always hated them as I hated the devil himself; but there is a class of persons that I hate more than the secessionists : that is the northern copperheads ..."

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