from The Century Dictionary.

  • As applied to quadrupeds, and particularly to horses, noting the distance between the shoulders and the hip-joint: as, well coupled, short coupled.
  • United, as two things; joined; linked; specifically, in heraldry, same as conjoined.
  • a pair of windows placed side by side, and so united as to form an architectural whole: a disposition usual in medieval architecture of widely different periods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective joined together especially in a pair or pairs.
  • adjective connected by a physical link, as railway cars or trailer trucks. Opposite of unconnected or unlinked

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of couple.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks
  • adjective joined together especially in a pair or pairs


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