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county commissioner a member of the elected administration in the counties of some U.S. states.
county seat the city or town in which the government of a county resides.
coup a brilliant and successful action or maneuver. [2 definitions]
coup de grâce blow of mercy (French); a death blow or any finishing or decisive stroke or event.
coup de main blow from the hand (French); a surprise attack or sudden action against an enemy.
coup d'état a sudden surprise overthrow of a government, accomplished through political means or, more often, by force.
coupé a four-wheeled carriage with an enclosed area for two passengers and an exposed driver's seat. [2 definitions]
coupe a two-door automobile that is smaller than a sedan. [2 definitions]
couple two of the same kind of thing or of related things considered together. [6 definitions]
coupler a person or device that couples or joins. [2 definitions]
couplet two successive lines of poetry that usu. rhyme and have the same meter, and often form a single unit of meaning.
coupling the act or process of joining; the forming of a couple; pairing; copulating. [2 definitions]
coupon a small printed slip of paper that entitles the bearer to something of value or potential, such as a discount or a chance in a sweepstakes. [3 definitions]
courage the quality of will that enables a person to confront fear or danger regardless of the consequences; bravery.
courageous characterized by bravery or courage.
courgette (chiefly British) a cucumber-shaped vegetable with a smooth, dark green rind; a zucchini.
courier someone who delivers messages, packages, and the like, esp. for a government, military organization, or business.
course progression; movement. [10 definitions]
courser1 someone who participates in the sport of chasing game with dogs. [2 definitions]
courser2 a fast, spirited horse.
coursework written, oral, or practical work done by a student during a course of study, usually evaluated as part of the student's grade. [2 definitions]