Pronunciation: kouch
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Couched (koucht); p. pr. & vb. n. Couching.]
1.To lay upon a bed or other resting place.
2.To arrange or dispose as in a bed; - sometimes followed by the reflexive pronoun.
3.To lay or deposit in a bed or layer; to bed.
4.(Paper Making) To transfer (as sheets of partly dried pulp) from the wire cloth mold to a felt blanket, for further drying.
5.To conceal; to include or involve darkly.
6.To arrange; to place; to inlay.
7.To put into some form of language; to express; to phrase; - used with in and under.
8.(Med.) To treat by pushing down or displacing the opaque lens with a needle; as, to couch a cataract.
To couch a spear
to lower to the position of attack; to place in rest.
To couch malt
to spread malt on a floor.
- Mortimer.
v. i.1.To lie down or recline, as on a bed or other place of rest; to repose; to lie.
Where souls do couch on flowers, we 'll hand in hand.
- Shak.
If I court moe women, you 'll couch with moe men.
- Shak.
2.To lie down for concealment; to hide; to be concealed; to be included or involved darkly.
3.To bend the body, as in reverence, pain, labor, etc.; to stoop; to crouch.
n.1.A bed or place for repose or sleep; particularly, in the United States, a lounge.
2.Any place for repose, as the lair of a beast, etc.
3.A mass of steeped barley spread upon a floor to germinate, in malting; or the floor occupied by the barley; as, couch of malt.
4.(Painting & Gilding) A preliminary layer, as of color, size, etc.
Noun1.Couchcouch - an upholstered seat for more than one person
Synonyms: lounge, sofa
2.couch - a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer
3.couch - a narrow bed on which a patient lies during psychiatric or psychoanalytic treatment
Verb1.couch - formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
Synonyms: redact, put, frame, cast
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Cotula coronopifolia
Coturnix communis
Coturnix coturnix
cotyloid cavity
cotyloid joint
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Couchant and levant
coude system
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