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couches, plural;
  1. Express (something) in language of a specified style
    • - many false claims are couched in scientific jargon
  2. Lie down
    • - two creatures, couched side by side in the deep grass
  3. Lay down; spread out
    • - pieces of eel couched on a bed of steaming rice
  4. Lower (a spear) to the position for attack

  5. Treat (a cataract) by pushing the lens of the eye downward and backward, out of line with the pupil

  6. (in embroidery) Fix (a thread) to a fabric by stitching it down flat with another thread
    • - gold and silver threads couched by hand
  1. A long upholstered piece of furniture for several people to sit on

  2. A reclining seat with a headrest at one end on which a psychoanalyst's subject or doctor's patient lies while undergoing treatment

  1. frame: formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
  2. sofa: an upholstered seat for more than one person
  3. a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer
  4. a narrow bed on which a patient lies during psychiatric or psychoanalytic treatment
  5. A couch is a generic term in North America, Australia (Most commonly known as a lounge), New Zealand, and sometimes the United Kingdom for an item of furniture designed to seat more than one person and providing support for the back and arms. Typically, it will have an armrest on either side. ...
  6. Community of Urbana-Champaign Cooperative Housing, or COUCH, is an association of student housing cooperatives in Champaign and Urbana, Illinois. It is a member of NASCO.
  7. Couch is an instrumental Post-rock band based in Munich, Germany. The band is: * Jürgen Söder (Guitar) * Thomas Geltinger (Drums) * Michael Heilrath (Bass) * Stefanie Böhm (Keyboards); also plays in Ms. John Soda.
  8. S.H. Couch, often known as simply Couch, was a Quincy, Massachusetts company founded in 1894. The company specialized in electrical devices including telephones, intercoms, and fire alarm systems. For a short time, the company was owned by Exide. Couch closed in 1985. ...
  9. "The Couch" is the 91st episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. This was the 5th episode for the 6th season. It aired on October 27, 1994.
  10. Couches is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.
  11. An item of furniture for the comfortable seating of more than one person; Bed, resting-place; To lie down; to recline (upon a couch); To phrase in a certain manner
  12. (The Couches) The chairs in Coates where everyone meets.
  13. (COUCHING) The oldest form of cataract surgery, in which the lens is dislocated and pushed backward into the vitreous body with a lance.
  14. (Couching) A type of hand embroidery that involves stitching a fibre to the surface of the fabric. We like to use wool, rope and embroidery thread for couching.
  15. (Couching) Consists of small straight stitches that hold down an underlying thread. Place one thread along your design outline, then stitch in place with contrast or same color thread. Used for decorative stitching, stems, outlining etc.
  16. (Couching) Technique that involves tacking down a fiber on top of the material to create curves and circles in your design.
  17. (Couching) The process of transferring a wet just formed sheet of paper from mold to a wet felt. Two or more sheets may be couched together to form one sheet. This can be used as a means of making limited editions of cast paper.
  18. The term "couching" is used in papermaking to refer to the dehydration of the paper by means of pressing, where the fibers combine to form the paper structure. ...
  19. couching is a technique used in some advanced cross stitch charts. It involves laying a fibre on top of the material you are using and tacking it down with numerous small stitches. ...
  20. A sofa that has a half-back and only a head end.
  21. A term that refer to a heap of barley on the malting floor.
  22. action of transferring sheets of newly formed paper from hand moulds to felt blankets.
  23. At this time, a wooden settle which is a bench with arms and a high back, wide enough for 2 to 4 people.
  24. a technique used in embroidery to stitch down one thread with another.  In quilting, this method allows you to zigzag over thicker threads, thereby attaching them to the surface without putting them through the needle of your sewing machine.  It can also be done by hand.
  25. To dream of reclining on a couch, indicates that false hopes will be entertained. You should be alert to every change of your affairs, for only in this way will your hopes be realized.