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couché

[ koo-shey ]
/ kuˈʃeɪ /
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adjective Heraldry.

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

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Origin of couché

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