Coup de soleil

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Coup de soleil (Med) a sunstroke. See Sunstroke.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F

Usage

In literature:

Of the 200 sheep I lost only one by coup de soleil.
"Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
Was this the effect of a 'coup de soleil', do you think?
"The Bushman" by Edward Wilson Landor
One man of ours has died by a coup de soleil; he was one of the camel guard.
"Campaign of the Indus" by T.W.E. Holdsworth
It appears that I had received a coup-de-soleil, in addition to my other mischances.
"Monsieur Violet" by Frederick Marryat
It appears that I had received a coup-de-soleil, in addition to my other mischances.
"Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" by Captain Marryat
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