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  • adj. Without a couch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having no couch or bed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having no couch or bed.


couch +‎ -less (Wiktionary)


  • » The Social Deconstruct: a couchless living room » The Social Deconstruct: a couchless living room

  • We listen to the chiefs in council; we see the unexampled exhibition of female fortitude and resignation; we hear the whisperings of youthful impatience, and we see, what a painter of our own has also represented by his pencil [1], chilled and shivering childhood, houseless, but for a mother's arms, couchless, but for a mother's breast, till our own blood almost freezes.

    Select Speeches of Daniel Webster

  • In dark doorways lounged these apparently couchless strangers; in areaways and alleys, on doorsteps they found shelter; in the main streets and the side streets they roamed.

    Truxton King A Story of Graustark

  • And there, too, is "chilled and shivering childhood, houseless but for a mother's arms, couchless but for a mother's breast."

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11


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