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coupon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coupon  \Cou"pon\  (k??"p?n;  F.  k??`p?n"),  n.  [F.,  fr  couper  to 
  cut,  cut  off  See  {Coppice}.] 
  1.  (Com.)  A  certificate  of  interest  due,  printed  at  the 
  bottom  of  transferable  bonds  (state,  railroad,  etc.), 
  given  for  a  term  of  years,  designed  to  be  cut  off  and 
  presented  for  payment  when  the  interest  is  due;  an 
  interest  warrant. 
 
  2.  A  section  of  a  ticket,  showing  the  holder  to  be  entitled 
  to  some  specified  accomodation  or  service,  as  to  a  passage 
  over  a  designated  line  of  travel,  a  particular  seat  in  a 
  theater,  or  the  like 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coupon 
  n  1:  a  negotiable  certificate  that  can  be  detached  and  redeemed 
  as  needed  [syn:  {voucher}] 
  2:  a  test  sample  of  some  substance 




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