- (of an escutcheon) depicted in a diagonal position, the sinister chief uppermost.
Origin of couché
1720–30; < French, past participle of coucher to lay down. See couch
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Examples from the Web for couche
Tilliard liked her, though he did not feel that she was quite in his couche sociale.The Longest Journey
E. M. Forster
Après la Messe on dance, puis on couche ensemble, hommes auec hommes, & auec des femmes.The Witch-cult in Western Europe
Margaret Alice Murray
Mr. Couche has adopted the most efficacious means to pay the militia in paper currency.The Niagara River
Archer Butler Hulbert
The time of Mrs. Catherine's couche drew near, arrived, and was gone through safely.Catherine: A Story
William Makepeace Thackeray
I went from Bengal into the country of Couche, which is 25 days journey north from Tanda.