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coup
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 3
1. A single roll of the wheel at roulette, or a deal at rouge et noir.
2. Among some tribes of North American Indians, the act of striking or touching an enemy in warfare with the hand or at close quarters, as with a short stick, in such a manner as by custom to entitle the doer to count the deed an act of bravery; hence, any of various other deeds recognized by custom as acts of bravery or honor.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To make a coup.
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