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copy

noun cast, counterfeit, counterpart, duplicate, ectype, facsimile, fake, forgery, image, imitation, impress, impression, imprint, likeness, offprint, print, reissue, repetition, replica, representation, reprint, reproduction, simulation, tracing, transcript, transfer
Associated concepts: certified copy, conformed copy, correct copy, true copy

copy

verb adopt, ape, approximate, assume, borrow, caricature, cartoon, cheat, conform, depict, ditto, do like, double, draw, duplicate, echo, emulate, falsify, follow, follow suit, follow the example of, forge, give an encore, imitari, impersonate, infringe copyright, iterate, make a dupliiate of, make a transcript of, make a replica, mirror, mock, model, parrot, pattern after, personate, pirate, plagiarize, portray, pretend, print, rebuild, recapitulate, reconstruct, recreate, reduplicate, reecho, reestablish, refashion, rehash, reiterate, remake, repeat, replicate, represent, reprint, republish, restate, retell, retrace, revive, rewrite, take after, trace, transcribe
Associated concepts: counterfeit, impersonate, infringe
See also: certification, correspond, counterfeit, counterpart, delineate, document, duplicate, facsimile, fake, forgery, form, imitate, impersonate, mock, model, parallel, personify, pirate, pose, record, reflect, repeat, reproduce, semblance, simulate, trace, transcript

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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It would print great broadsides during the campaign; one copy that came to Jurgis was a manifesto addressed to striking workingmen, of which nearly a million copies had been distributed in the industrial centers, wherever the employers' associations had been carrying out their "open shop" program.
But now our customers have set up in their own countries improved copies of our industrial organization, and have discovered places where iron and coal are even handier than they are by this time in England.
And this is why there is a new household and a brand-new baby in Naseby Dower House; and why the great Van Tromp lives in pleasant style upon the shores of England; and why twenty-six individual copies of the THYMEBURY STAR are received daily at the door of Naseby House.
I used manifold, and so took three copies of the diary, just as I had done with the rest.
I am the bearer of a letter, that is all, I have not, and I cannot make three copies of that letter, because it is sealed.
He found the count standing before some copies of Albano and Fattore that had been passed off to the banker as originals; but which, mere copies as they were, seemed to feel their degradation in being brought into juxtaposition with the gaudy colors that covered the ceiling.
In conformity with the Act of Congress of the United States entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times herein mentioned.
Boys, 'tis what he's been driving at these six months - our superior corp'ril with his education and his copies of the Irish papers and his everlasting beer.
William the letters from Voss, Brothers, and give him English copies of the answers; he will translate them.
These are merely the rough copies," he explained: "and, as soon as I have put in the final corrections--" making a great commotion among the different parchments, "--a semi-colon or two that I have accidentally omitted--" here he darted about, pen in hand, from one part of the scroll to another, spreading sheets of blotting-paper over his corrections, "all will be ready for signing.
Melville's 'John Marr and Other Sailors,' of which twenty-five copies only were printed, on the one hand, and Mr.
Astor's plans and affairs, and had made copies of his business letters for their perusal.