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 Coup de Main (French).Coup de Pied de l’Ane (kick from the ass’s foot). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Coup d’Œil (French).
 
A view; glance; prospect; effect of things in the mass.   1
   These principles are presented at a single coup d’œil.   2
   The coup d’œil was grand in the extreme.   3
 


 Coup de Main (French).Coup de Pied de l’Ane (kick from the ass’s foot). 

 
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