coup de repos

noun coup de re·pos \rə¦pō\

Definition of coup de repos

plural

coups de repos

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  1. :  a chess move leaving the main feature of a position unchanged and forcing the opponent to move to his or her ultimate disadvantage

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Origin and Etymology of coup de repos

French, literally, stroke of rest


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