Coupstick

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coupstick A stick or switch used among some American Indians in making or counting a coup.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Coup, + stick,

Usage

In literature:

Some of the older warriors carried their coupsticks with the trophies won on former war expeditions.
"The War Trail" by Elmer Russell Gregor
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