noun (1)
coup·​er | \ˈkəu̇pər, ˈküp-\
plural -s

Definition of couper 

(Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish

: a dealer especially in horses and cattle


noun (2)
\ˈkau̇pə(r), ˈkōp-\
plural -s

Definition of couper (Entry 2 of 2)

: a lever in a loom for lifting the harness

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History and Etymology for couper

Noun (1)

coup entry 1 + -er

Noun (2)

probably from coup entry 3 (overturn) + -er

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