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Coup Manqué (A)

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“Shoot dead, or donʹt aim at all; but never make a coup manqué.”—Quida: Under Two Flags, chap. xx.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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