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  • n. Plural form of couch.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of couch.


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  • Who cares what language McCain couches it in – he capitulated!

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  • For swank décor, check out Jan, a furniture shop that carries dreamy stark-white couches from the Italian line

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  • I think the reason the photographs don’t show people ON the couches is so you can see that they’re couches!


  • On the wall opposite the couches is a day bed that could be used for sitting or for sleeping.

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  • On one of the couches was a gown, half-embroidered, waiting for Valerie to return to it:

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  • Local friends and visiting friends, drinks in the lounge at Casa Del Mar which is to say couches, fireplace, cozy, and a heated game of Apples to Apples.

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  • Close under the sloping roof stood a narrow bed, the sight of which with its white coverlet made me shiver, so vividly it recalled the couches in the chamber of death.

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  • But this year quite a few seem to be doubling as metaphorical couches, which is to say a space in which either screenwriters or those whose material they're adapting (and sometimes both) can work through various personal issues.

  • "couches" - essentially molded exoskeletons that helped support the gravity pressure of launch.


  • -- The fashion, in the houses of the great, on festive occasions, was to decorate the chambers from the middle of the wall downward with damask or velvet hangings of variegated colors suspended on hooks, or taken down at pleasure. the beds were of gold and silver -- that is, the couches on which, according to Oriental fashion, the guests reclined, and which were either formed entirely of gold and silver or inlaid with ornaments of those costly metals, stood on an elevated floor of parti-colored marble.

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