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COUPONS. Those parts of a commercial instrument which are. to be cut, and which are evidence of something connected with the contract mentioned in the instrument. They are generally attached to certificates of loan, where the interest is payable at particular periods, and, when the interest is paid, they are cut off and delivered to the payor.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Scottish Prison Service declined to comment on Couper's behaviour.
Couper said: "The fact that the World Bowl is here has given everyone a buzz.
Couper has already had a taste of big time football - and wants more.
Muir eased up in the second with Couper completing his hat trick and Reilly kicking a penalty.
THE BIG TIME: The giant sundial that was unveiled in Gosport by Millennium Commissioner Heather Couper (inset)
For Glagow-born Couper, it is a far cry from four years ago, where as an enthusiastic amateur he was quite happy playing the game in the local public park for amateur team Glasgow Lions.
McVey, 25, and Lorraine Couper fought near Dunblane Primary School after exchanging insults on the social networking website.
Owner-breeder Daniel Couper said: "It must just be the track, it's a really hard finish up the hill and I think it suits him.
SCOTTISH gridiron star Scott Couper ended his professional American Football career on a winning note infront of his home crowd yesterday after the Scottish Claymores beat Rhein Fire 34-21 in their final game of the 2001 NFL Europe season at Hampden Park.
Now Branscombe is billed as the natural successor to his former Lions and now current Claymores' team-mate, Scott Couper.