coup d'oeil

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noun \kü-ˈdə(r), -ˈdə-ē, -ˈdœ-yə\

Definition of coup d'oeil

plural

coups d'oeil

play \kü-ˈdə(r), -ˈdə-ē, -ˈdœ-yə\
  1. :  a brief survey :  glance

Origin and Etymology of coup d'oeil

French, literally, stroke of the eye


First Known Use: 1739


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