Couplement Cou"ple*ment (k?p"'l-ment), n. [Cf. OF. couplement.] Union; combination; a coupling; a pair. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

And forth together rode, a goodly couplement. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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