Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
DOUPER, n. Also doupar. The skipper of a curling team.
Sc. 1890 J. Kerr Art of Curling 413:
The Autocrat of all the Russias is not more absolute in his sway than the doupar or director of a rink of curlers. Rnf. 1833 in J. Cairnie Curling 95:
The Doupers were, for Dalry, James Gregg and John Craig.
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