1 overturn, fall; tilt up; empty by overturning: Well. I couped everything oot o’ my kitbag. 16-.
2 vomit 20-.
noun a rubbish tip: Och, there could easy be a treasure sitting on the coup waiting for me to find it. la19-.
‣ coupies dustmen; people who sift through rubbish tips for things of value 20-. etymology: Scots; probably originally the same word as English cope ‘to cover’ which had variant forms coupe, caupe; sense 1 attested by BW; sense 1 and the noun and derivative coupies attested by JS; verb senses 1 and 2 attested by SR; verb and noun attested by DW and DW in DC