from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. cut off smoothly, as distinguished from erased; -- used especially for the head or limb of an animal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cut off smoothly, as distinguished from erased; -- used especially for the head or limb of an animal. See erased.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry: Cut off evenly: said of the head or limb of an animal, the trunk of a tree, etc.: in opposition to erased (which see).
- Not extending to the edge of the escutcheon: said of an ordinary, as a cross, bend, etc. See humettee. Also coupée.
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Like I have said I have been couped up in my dorm studying my life away.
I don't enjoy hunting couped birds because there is very little sport.
Tge craft could be couped together in the same manner the ISS was.
He puts it this way: "A shout comes out of my room where I've been couped up."
To hear and heed the shout that's been couped up inside, and give it room to sing.
In other words, you're fighting the enemy, but you're also couped up in a mechanical mech stomper with three other men.
Why would a successful gallerist give up New York for the seedy, flat, season-less, jittery experience of Los Angeles couped up in the sterility of a real job?
Being outside during hunting season, sure beats being couped up in a house, kinda like jail.
Then you how mischievous boxers can be, especially when they are couped up too long in their opinion.
The industrial pig farming industry, of course, as well as scientists on the payroll, all swear that industrial pig farming is safe, and that the viruses would happen whether or not the pigs are couped up in toxic environments.