ETYM Cf. as. cypa a measure, Dutch kuip tub, Icel. kupa bowl, German kufe coop tub; all from Latin cupa vat, tub, Late Lat. cupa, copa, cup. Related to Cup, Keeve.
1. A barrel or cask for liquor.
2. An inclosure for keeping small animals; a pen; especially, a grated box for confining poultry.
1. To confine in a restricted and often crowded area — usually used with up
2. To place or keep in a coop; pen — often used with up