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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coop \Coop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cooped; p. pr. & vb. n. Cooping.] To confine in a coop; hence, to shut up or confine in a narrow compass; to cramp; -- usually followed by up, sometimes by in. [1913 Webster] The Trojans cooped within their walls so long. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The contempt of all other knowledge . . . coops the understanding up within narrow bounds. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. To work upon in the manner of a cooper. [Obs.] "Shaken tubs . . . be new cooped." --Holland. Syn: To crowd; confine; imprison. [1913 Webster]