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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Copy \Cop"y\ (k[o^]p"[y^]), n.; pl. Copies (-[i^]z). [F.
     copie, fr. L. copia abundance, number, LL. also, a
     transcript; co- + the root of opes riches. See Opulent, and
     cf. Copious.]
     1. An abundance or plenty of anything. [Obs.]
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              She was blessed with no more copy of wit, but to
              serve his humor thus.                 --B. Jonson.
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     2. An imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original
        work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or
        a statue.
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              I have not the vanity to think my copy equal to the
              original.                             --Denham.
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     3. An individual book, or a single set of books containing
        the works of an author; as, a copy of the Bible; a copy of
        the works of Addison.
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     4. That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced;
        a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an
        excellent copy for imitation.
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              Let him first learn to write, after a copy, all the
              letters.                              --Holder.
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     5. (print.) Manuscript or printed matter to be set up in
        type; as, the printers are calling for more copy.
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     6. A writing paper of a particular size. Same as Bastard.
        See under Paper.
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     7. Copyhold; tenure; lease. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Copy book, a book in which copies are written or printed
        for learners to imitate.
  
     Examined copies (Law), those which have been compared with
        the originals.
  
     Exemplified copies, those which are attested under seal of
        a court.
  
     Certified copies or Office copies, those which are made
        or attested by officers having charge of the originals,
        and authorized to give copies officially. --Abbot.
  
     Syn: Imitation; transcript; duplicate; counterfeit.
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