the act of a person or thing that couches.
a method of embroidering in which a thread, often heavy, laid upon the surface of the material, is caught down at intervals by stitches taken with another thread through the material.
work so made.
Origin of couching
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- a method of embroidery in which the thread is caught down at intervals by another thread passed through the material from beneath
- a pattern or work done by this method
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