Etymology: coup (IV) + stick
: a stick or switch used in counting a coup in warfare or symbolically on ceremonial occasions

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  • Coupstick — Coup stick (k[=oo] st[i^]k ), n. [Coup + stick.] A stick or switch used among some American Indians in making or counting a coup. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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