Definition of Couches

1. Noun. (plural of couch) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of couch) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Couches

1. couch [v] - See also: couch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Couches

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

Literary usage of Couches

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1. Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, 1620-1720: Including Colonial Utensils and by Wallace Nutting (1921)
"Nearly all couches were made with swinging heads, supported by chains. ... The material of couches was, if the turnings were simple, likely to be maple; ..."

2. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1842)
"... on couches (LECTI vel TORI) was introduced from the nations of the East, and at first was adopted only by the men, but afterwards allowed also to the ..."

3. The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1878)
"Furniture of Egyptian Rooms—Chairs, Stools, Ottomans, Mats, couches, ... during meals ; though couches and ottomans formed part of the furniture of an ..."

4. The Life of the Greeks and Romans Described from Antique Monuments by Ernst Karl Guhl, W. Koner (1896)
"About the end of the Republic the use of round tables (orbes) instead of square ones became more frequent; the three couches standing at right angles were ..."

5. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"This Tissu de Verre is adapted to form curtains, couches and chair-coverings, and may be seen in Oxford Street. A notable decrease in our silk trade as ..."

6. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1901)
"VI SETTLES, couches, AND SOFAS SETTLES THE settle seems to have been a direct evolution from the chest. \VH Pollen, in his book on furniture, says: "As the ..."

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