Couched
Couched \Couched\ (koucht), a. (Her.) Same as {Couch?}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Couched — Couch Couch (kouch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Couched} (koucht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Couching}.] [F. coucher to lay down, lie down, OF. colchier, fr. L. collocare to lay, put, place; col + locare to place, fr. locus place. See {Locus}.] [1913 Webster] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • couched — kaÊŠtʃ n. long upholstered seat; bed, place for resting; animal s lair; board on which paper pulp is dried (Papermaking) v. recline; lower; ambush; express, put into words; transfer to a couch (Papermaking) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • couched — adjective Etymology: from past participle of couch (I) : couché …   Useful english dictionary

  • couched harp — noun : spinet …   Useful english dictionary

  • be couched in something — formal phrase to be expressed a particular way Couched in generalities, the report named no one responsible for the incident. Thesaurus: words used to describe writing or speech stylehyponym to write somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • be couched in something — formal to be expressed a particular way Couched in generalities, the report named no one responsible for the incident …   English dictionary

  • well-couched — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • be couched in — express in language of a specified style. → couch …   English new terms dictionary

  • Y-couched — laid; laid out …   Medieval glossary

  • well-couched — adj …   Useful english dictionary

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