coup de poing
[ French kooduh pwan ]
/ French kudə ˈpwɛ̃ /
noun, plural coups de poing [French kooduh pwan] /French kudə ˈpwɛ̃/. Archaeology.
(no longer in technical use) a Lower Paleolithic stone hand ax, pointed or ovate in shape and having sharp cutting edges.
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Origin of coup de poing
1910–15; < French: literally, blow of the fist
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