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copper-bottomed

a copper-bottomed plan, agreement, or financial arrangement is completely safe (always before noun) She has a copper-bottomed contract with a very successful company.

copper

1. n. a police officer. (see also cop.) See that copper over there? He busted me once.
2. n. money. (see also rivets.) How much copper you got on you?
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The smooth, leathery dark green leaves of Blechnum niponicum with the coppery tones and airy foliage of an autumn fern (Dryopteris erythrosora) is a stunning combination.
There are ornnamental cherries, almonds, peaches and plums to go at with trees, ranging from giants such as p sargentii, the Sargent's cherry, which has large pink flowers and leaves - coppery as they open, then turning to green.
Coppery pink Just Joey has enormous blooms, too huge to look right in a border, but I need to find a way to grow this sumptuous rose.
Autumn in Paris Barbie features a velvety beret, burgundy plaid jacket, coppery shawl and walking stick.
The salmon pink summer flowers mature to a stunning coppery red in autumn.
For nails, there's coppery pink, a delicate peach shade and a blue-tinged mauve.
The bell-shaped flowers are creamy white to pale gold, flushed with coppery orange.
Medium green leaves take on a coppery tinge in late fall and winter.
They are inblac k-and-white but printed in subtle coppery tones.
My Masdevallia happens to be a lush coppery orange with shimmering magenta iridescence along the inner curve of the corolla (flower petals).
Their leaves have turned a beautiful coppery brown and these will stay on the bushes right through the winter,only dropping when they start to grow again next springtime.
Anthony Cook, the astronomical observer at Griffith Observatory, said the dark shadow of the umbra at mid-eclipse will not be black, but will take on a dark, coppery cast - something like a glowing coal.
Madeleine's hair was coloured with a semi-permanent coppery tone, with highlighted sections.
The reddish and coppery tints in the local stone give Beddgelert's buildings much greater charm than the grim greys and blacks of most mining or quarry villages.
Leaves that become coppery or yellow and curled in midsummer may indicate an infestation of spider mites.