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with object To join (one thing) to another.
Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman accouplir, accupler, Anglo-Norman and Middle French acopler, acoupler, accoupler to join (two things, people, or animals) to one another from a- + cupler, copler, coupler.
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