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I shall see that your name is coupled with the Bacillus as that of its discoverer.

As Crane went down the stairs he wondered why he had coupled himself with Cass.

If the words may be coupled, I watched him with an enraged admiration.

Nevertheless, coupled with the gratification was a slight feeling of uneasiness.

It proves to me, when coupled with your presence there, that you were in the fight the night before.

Coupled with this was a restlessness and a habit of nocturnal prowling.

To be coupled with the Onslows in the defence of a viscount was a proud thought.

What he is, coupled with what he may do, leads him to what he may become.

It pleased Andrea that his name should be coupled so closely with that of the lady in question.

This alone, coupled with the white lock of hair, is almost proof-positive.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from Old French cople "married couple, lovers" (12c., Modern French couple), from Latin copula "tie, connection," from PIE *ko-ap-, from *ko(m)- "together" + *ap- "to take, reach." Meaning broadened mid-14c. to "any two things."

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