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Copy

Cop´y   Pronunciation: kǒp´ŷ
n.1.An abundance or plenty of anything.
2.An imitation, transcript, or reproduction of an original work; as, a copy of a letter, an engraving, a painting, or a statue.
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.
4.That which is to be imitated, transcribed, or reproduced; a pattern, model, or example; as, his virtues are an excellent copy for imitation.
Let him first learn to write, after a copy, all the letters.
- Holder.
5.(print.) Manuscript or printed matter to be set up in type; as, the printers are calling for more copy.
6.A writing paper of a particular size. Same as Bastard. See under Paper.
7.Copyhold; tenure; lease.
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
those which are made or attested by officers having charge of the originals, and authorized to give copies officially.
- Abbot.
v. t.1.To make a copy or copies of; to write; print, engrave, or paint after an original; to duplicate; to reproduce; to transcribe; as, to copy a manuscript, inscription, design, painting, etc.; - often with out, sometimes with off.
[imp. & p. p. Copied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Copying.]
2.To imitate; to attempt to resemble, as in manners or course of life.
v. i.1.To make a copy or copies; to imitate.
2.To yield a duplicate or transcript; as, the letter did not copy well.
Some . . . never fail, when they copy, to follow the bad as well as the good things.
- Dryden.
Noun1.copy - a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
Synonyms: transcript
2.copy - a secondary representation of an original; "she made a copy of the designer dress"
3.copy - matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials
Synonyms: written matter
4.copy - material suitable for a journalistic account; "catastrophes make good copy"
Verb1.copy - copy down as is; "The students were made to copy the alphabet over and over"
2.copy - reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
Synonyms: imitate, simulate
3.copy - biology: reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
Synonyms: replicate
4.copy - make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
Synonyms: re-create

COPY. A copy is a true transcript of an original writing.
     2. Copies cannot be given in evidence, unless proof is made that the originals, from which they are taken, are lost, or in the power of the opposite party; and in the latter case, that notice has been given him to produce the original. See 12 Vin. Abr. 97; Phil. Ev. Index, h.t.; Poth. Obl. Pt. 4, c. 1, art. 33 Bouv. Inst. n. 3055. 3. To prove a copy of a record, the witness must be able to swear that he has examined it, line for line, with the original, or has examined the copy, while another person read the original. 1 Campb. R. 469. It is not requisite that the persons examining should exchange, papers, and read them alternately. 2 Taunt. R. 470. Vide, generally, 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3106-10; 1 Stark. R. 183; 2 E. C. L. Rep. 183; 4 Campb. 372; 2 Burr.1179; B.N.P.129; 1 Carr. & P. 578. An examined copy of the books of unincorporated banks are not, per se, evidence. 12 S. & R. 256. See 13 S. & R. 135, 334; 2 N. & McC. 299.

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