Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
: There were the cats, the milkmen, and the cops cooping in a police car at the cornerRelated Terms
[police senses based on earlier coop, ''any shelter used by the police to avoid the elements''; fr chicken coop]
: co-op prices/ coop apartment complexnoun
A cooperative apartment house, store, etc (1870s+)verb
To convert an apartment or building from a rental to a cooperative unit: The old Sussex Arms got co-oped last year (1950s+)