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 Coûte que Coûte (French).Cove (1 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Couvade (2 syl.).
 
A man who takes the place of his wife when she is in child-bed. (See Reader’s Handbook, p. 217, col. 2.)   1
 


 Coûte que Coûte (French).Cove (1 syl.). 

 
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