What does the French word "coupé", used for two-door automobiles, literally mean?

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French coupé is a noun use of past par­tici­ple of couper "to cut". Since the early 19 century it was used for carrosse coupé "cut-off car­riage", a shorter version of the berlin (old type of four-wheeled covered car­riage), minus the back seat. The name was first applied to closed two-door au­to­mo­biles in 1908.

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flagGermany
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagPoland
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flagIndia
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