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French coupée, past participle of couper (to cut). Compare coupé, coopee.


coupee (plural coupees)

  1. A motion in dancing, when one leg is a little bent and raised from the floor, and with the other a forward motion is made.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for coupee in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)