Reference Entry

coupon

Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801
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[E19th]

Our word coupon is borrowed from the French word meaning ‘a piece cut off’, from couper ‘to cut’. In

Reference Entry.  68 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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