Definition of accouplement
1 : action of joining together : coupling proposing an accouplement of the two great labor organizations — Edwin Lahey
2 architecture : placement of two columns very close together or in contact
3 : something that couples (as a tie or brace)
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Origin and Etymology of accouplement
Middle French, from accoupler + -ment
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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