Reference Entry

couple

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
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sb. XIII. — (O)F. :- L. cōpula tie, connection (see COPULA).

So couple vb. XIII. — OF. copler

Reference Entry.  29 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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