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The couter is the defense for the elbow in a piece of plate armour. Initially just a curved piece of metal, as plate armor progressed the couter became an articulated joint.

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Google previewParallel Processing and Applied Mathematics (2008)

7th International Conference, PPAM 2007, Gdansk, Poland, September 9-12, 2007, Revised Selected papers by Roman Wyrzykowski, Jack Dongarra, Konrad Karczewski, Jerzy Wasniewski

Clock enable signal for the ith ring couter is a product of carry signals (overflows) from all ring counters preceding it. The asynchronous setup of each ring counter and global reset for all ring counters is provided. If the jth bit of the ith ring ...

Google previewThe Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal (1874)

Couter, a sovereign. Half-a-couter, half-a-soverqgn. From the Danubian-gipsy word CUT A, a gold coin. Cove, or covey, a boy or man of any age or station. A term generally preceded by an expressive adjective, thus a "flash cove," a "rum cove ...

Google previewThe Hutchinson Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Warfare (2016)

by Peter Connolly, John Gillingham, John Lazenby

couter piece of plate armour for the elbow, used by European menatarms (and occasionally ordinary soldiers) by the early 14th century. Towards the ...

Google previewThe Slang Dictionary (1864)

Or, The Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and "fast" Expressions of High and Low Society. Many with Their Etymology, and a Few with Their History Traced by John Camden Hotten

COUTER, a sovereign. Half-a-couter, half-a-sovereign. From the ...

Google previewThe Slang Dictionary Or the Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and Fast Expressions of High and Low Society Many with Their Etymology, and a Few with Their History Traced (1864)

The next advance in Slang money is ten shillings, or half-a-sovereign, which may be either pronounced as HALF A BEAN, HALF A COUTER, a MADZA POONA, or HALF A QUID. A sovereign, or twenty shillings, is a BEAN, CANARY, COUTER, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, And, Vulgar Words (1860)

Preceded by a History of Cant and Vulgar Language : with Glossaries of Two Secret Languages by John C. Hotten

COUTER, a sovereign. Halp-a-couter, half-a-sovereign. COVE, or covey, a boy or man of any age or station. A term generally preceded by an expressive adjective, thus a "flash cove," a " rum COVE," a " downy cove," &c. The feminine, covess ...

Google previewThe Slang Dictionary, Or, The Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and "fast" Expressions of High and Low Society (1865)

Many with Their Etymology, and a Few with Their History Traced

The next advance in Slang money is ten shillings, or half-a-sovereign, which may be either pronounced as half a bean, half a couter, a madza poona, or half a quid . A sovereign, or twenty shillings, is a BEAN, CANArY, COUTER, FOONT, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Nautical, University, Gypsy and Other Vulgar Tongues (2007)

A Guide to Language on the 18th and 19th Century Streets of London by John Camden Hotten

COUTER, a sovereign. HALF-A-COUTER, half-a-sovereign. COVE, or COVET, a boy or man of any age or station. A term generally preceded by an expressive adjective, thus a “flash COVE,” a "ruin COVE,” a “downy COVE,” &c. The feminine ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Derivations. With exercises on orthography, orthoepy, and verbal distinctions (1838)

We have now to enquire the origin of escoute:–It is evidently from the verb escouter, (now €couter), which is formed in the usual way from the Latin auscultare, to listen attentively to, viz. by sinking l, and changing the termination are into er; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Numismatic Names (1917)

Their Official and Popular Designations by Albert Romer Frey

Brockage Brown Bull Butchers' Half-pence Canaries Canopy Type Cartwheel Carucage Cash Chany Chequin Chesle Money Chimney Money Chinker Coal Money Copper Copper Noses Counter Couter Crocard ...

Google previewLexicon of Musical Invective (2000)

Critical Assaults on Composers Since Beethoven's Time by Nicolas Slonimsky

Je comprends que nous ayons beaucoup progresse dans l'art d'£couter des dissonances et de manger du piment sans sourciller. Je dirai meme qu'en feuilletant toute l'oeuvre de Wagner, j'ai trouv£ bien des pages nuageuses, bien des ...

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

couter (k′tr; cooter). Elbowpiece of armor. coutil (ktĭl′ or F. ktē; coo till or coo tee). Firm, sturdy type of drilling made of hardtwisted yarns, usually cotton, in twill or figured weave. Used for corsets, girdles, etc. French word for drill ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1U1T1E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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