coup d'oeil

noun \kü-ˈdə(r), -ˈdə-ē, -ˈdœ-yə\
plural coups d'oeil \same\

Definition of COUP D'OEIL

:  a brief survey :  glance

Origin of COUP D'OEIL

French, literally, stroke of the eye
First Known Use: 1739


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