couper

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

Definition of couper

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: a dealer especially in horses and cattle

couper

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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“Couper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couper. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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