Definition of Couchee

1. n. A reception held at the time of going to bed, as by a sovereign or great prince.



Definition of Couchee

1. an evening reception [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Couchee

couch-surf
couch potato
couch potatoes
couch surf
couch surfed
couch surfing
couch surfs
couchancy
couchant
couchant(ip)
couchbound
couche
couched
couchedness
couchee (current term)
couchees
coucher
couchers
couches
couchette
couchettes
couching
couching needle
couchings
couchless
couchlike
couchside
coude

Literary usage of Couchee

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1. A History of the New York Stage from the First Performance in 1732 to 1901 by Thomas Allston Brown (1903)
"made her American d^but March 28, 1896; also Fatima, an Oriental dancer, who appeared in the couchee-couchee dance. The Merely Bros., acrobats, ..."

2. The Stage in America, 1897-1900 by Norman Hapgood (1901)
"The revellers came out and gave an exhibition, with a sort of couchee-couchee dance as the main feature ; Jessica was serenaded by a crowd with " My Lady ..."

3. Sketches in Crude Oil: Some Accidents and Incidents of the Petroleum by John James McLaurin (1898)
"Powerless to resist, the subject was hurried to the northern end of the field, contorted violently, jerked through a species of " couchee-couchee dance" and ..."

4. Memoirs Illustrating the History of Napoleon I from 1802 to 1815 by Claude-François Méneval, Robert Harborough Sherard (1894)
"The couchee took place at ten o'clock, and orders for the morrow were given ... couchee he rarely returned to his work-room; more often he withdrew to his ..."

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