[koo-cher, kou-]

noun Papermaking.

the worker who transfers sheets of wet pulp to the couch.

Origin of coucher

First recorded in 1745–55; couch + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for coucher

Historical Examples of coucher

  • (c) To attend the King's lever, or still worse, his coucher.

    Lost Diaries

    Maurice Baring

  • A decayed silk curtain of a dingy blue, drawn across a recess, separated the chambre a coucher from the salon.

    Pelham, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • He is on duty but three days of every week, save at the lever and coucher, and may go whither he list on the other four.

    It Might Have Been

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • He adds that a carrying chair was formerly called a Gautsche, and refers it to Kutsche and French coucher.

    Pennsylvania Dutch

    S. S. Haldeman

  • Coucher and Kemp, two capital officers, were killed during the evening when this attack took place.