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 for copse
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Copse \Copse\, n. [Contr. from coppice.]
     A wood of small growth; a thicket of brushwood. See
     Coppice.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled.
                                                    --Goldsmith.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Copse \Copse\, v. t.
     1. To trim or cut; -- said of small trees, brushwood, tufts
        of grass, etc. --Halliwell.
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     2. To plant and preserve, as a copse. --Swift.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  copse
      n 1: a dense growth of bushes [syn: brush, brushwood,
           coppice, copse, thicket]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "copse":
     batch, bocage, boscage, bosk, bosket, brake, bunch, canebrake,
     ceja, chamisal, chaparral, clump, cluster, coppice, copsewood,
     covert, crop, frith, group, grouping, groupment, grove, hassock,
     holt, hurst, knot, lot, mess, motte, orchard, shaw, shock, slew,
     spinney, stook, thicket, thickset, tope, tuft, tussock, wisp,
     wood lot, woodlet
  
  

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