couch

A 17thC development of the day bed with a long, upholstered seat and a back and headrest at one end. In the 18th and early 19th centuries, the term became more or less synonymous with settee.

couch

  1. an upholstered seat for more than one person
  2. a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer
  3. a narrow bed on which a patient lies during psychiatric or psychoanalytic treatment

Couch

A couch or sofa is a piece of furniture for seating two or more people in the form of a bench, with or without armrests, that is partially or entirely upholstered, and often fitted with springs and tailored cushions. Although a couch is used primarily for seating, it may be used for reclining and napping. In homes, couches are normally found in th...
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Couch

• (v. t.) To lay or deposit in a bed or layer; to bed. • (v. t.) To arrange or dispose as in a bed; -- sometimes followed by the reflexive pronoun. • (v. i.) To bend the body, as in reverence, pain, labor, etc.; to stoop; to crouch. • (v. t.) To transfer (as sheets of partly dried pulp) from the wire cloth mold to a felt blanket...
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Couch

Couch (kouch) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Couched (koucht); present participle & verbal noun Couching .] [ French coucher to lay down, lie down, Old French colchier , from Latin collocare to lay, pu...
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Couch

Couch intransitive verb 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.
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Couch

Couch noun [ French couche , Old French colche , culche , from colchier . See Couch , transitive verb ] 1. A bed or place for repose or sleep; particularly, in the United States, a lounge. « Gentle sleep . . . why liest thou wi...
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couch

A 17thC development of the day bed with a long, upholstered seat and a back and headrest at one end. In the 18th and early 19th centuries, the term became more or less synonymous with settee.
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Couch

A tank in which wet barley is taken to dry.
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Couch

After barley has been soaked in water in the steep to make it germinate it is put into a second tank, the couch, to dry. This stops further growth.
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Couch

Barley in the stage of beginning to sprout; to couch means to follow-up with an after or secondary steep.
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couch

in modern usage a sofa or settee, but in the 17th and 18th centuries a long, upholstered seat for reclining, one end sloping and high enough to ... [1 related articles]
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Couch

Modern adaptation of a daybed; provides seating for more than one individual.
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couch

[n] - a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer 2. [n] - a narrow bed on which a patient lies during psychiatric or psychoanalytic treatment
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