couché

[ koo-shey ]
/ kuˈʃeɪ /
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adjective Heraldry.

(of an escutcheon) depicted in a diagonal position, the sinister chief uppermost.

Nearby words

  1. couch-surf,
  2. couchant,
  3. coucher,
  4. couchette,
  5. couching,
  6. coudé,
  7. coudé focus,
  8. coudé telescope,
  9. couette flow,
  10. cougan

Origin of couché

1720–30; < French, past participle of coucher to lay down. See couch

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