Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In old English statutes, a factor; one who resides in a country for traffic.
  • noun A couch-maker or -coverer.
  • noun An incubus.
  • noun A setter dog.
  • noun In paper-making, one who couches the sheets of pulp, or transfers them from the apron to the felt.
  • noun One who couches cataracts.
  • noun Eccles.: A book of collects or short prayers.
  • noun A book or register in which the particular acts of a corporation or a religious house were set down.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who couches.
  • noun (Paper Manuf.) One who couches paper.
  • noun obsolete, obsolete A factor or agent resident in a country for traffic.
  • noun obsolete The book in which a corporation or other body registers its particular acts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who couches.
  • noun One who couches paper.
  • noun UK, law, obsolete A factor or agent resident in a country for traffic.
  • noun The book in which a corporation or other body registers its particular acts.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She talked of this little occurrence all the time of her 'coucher'; though she only complained that one of Monsieur's guards should have had the effrontery to speak to her.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • She talked of this little occurrence all the time of her 'coucher'; though she only complained that one of Monsieur's guards should have had the effrontery to speak to her.

    Marie Antoinette — Complete

  • She talked of this little occurrence all the time of her 'coucher'; though she only complained that one of Monsieur's guards should have had the effrontery to speak to her.

    Marie Antoinette — Volume 03

  • Par contre si vous l'appelez, il va se coucher a coté de vous pour avoir des calins.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Enfin, qu'il foute le bordel quand je dors ne me derange pas, au bout d'un moment je me leve et pis tant pis mais ce qui m'enerve c qu'a peine debout POUF je vois MONSIEUR JASPER se coucher comme un gros lardon de tout son long ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • I do not want to impose all the ideas I can up with i thgink sucha schoo, would be great for inner cities but the important idea is the coucher system allowing freedom to choose.

    Turn Over Your Papers

  • This is one of my favorites, sometimes known as “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir?”

    Living With Music: A Playlist by Kim Echlin - Paper Cuts Blog - NYTimes.com

  • La fatigue pesait et j'ai attendu encore un peu et je suis allé me coucher en me disant qu'il n'y avait plus rien a faire de toute facon.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • This is one of my favorites, sometimes known as “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir?”

    Living With Music: A Playlist by Kim Echlin - Paper Cuts Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Sur ce j'suis rentré a 12h30, j'suis allé me coucher directement parce que j'voyais tout trouble et j'avais les jambes qui tremblaient.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

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