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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Couple  \Cou"ple\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Coupled}  (k?p"'ld);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Coupling}  (-l?ng).]  [F.  coupler,  fr  L. 
  copulare.  See  {Couple},  n.,  and  cf  {Copulate},  {Cobble},  v.] 
  1.  To  link  or  tie,  as  one  thing  to  another;  to  connect  or 
  fasten  together;  to  join 
 
  Huntsman,  I  charge  thee,  tender  well  my  hounds,  .  . 
  .  And  couple  Clowder  with  the  deep-mouthed  brach. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  join  in  wedlock;  to  marry.  [Colloq.] 
 
  A  parson  who  couples  all  our  beggars.  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coupled 
  adj  1:  joined  together  especially  in  a  pair  or  pairs  [syn:  {conjugate}, 
  {conjugated}] 
  2:  connected  by  a  link,  as  railway  cars  or  trailer  trucks  [syn: 
  {joined},  {linked}] 




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