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coup stick

[koo] /ku/
noun
1.
a stick with which some North American Indian warriors sought to touch their enemies in battle as a sign of courage.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • In many tribes, the highest honor that could be earned was touching a live enemy with the bare hand or a coup stick.

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