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 Cop’ple.Copts. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Copronymus.
 
So Constantine V. was surnamed (718, 741–775). “Kopros” is the Greek for dung, and Constantine V. was called Copronymus: “Parce qu’il salit les fonts baptismaux lorsqu’on le baptisait.   1
 


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