Winnipeg couch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1945, Winnipeg + couch.

Noun[edit]

Winnipeg couch (plural Winnipeg couches)

  1. (Canada) A simple couch having no back or arms, that can be converted into a double bed.
    • 1947, W.O. Mitchell, Who has seen the wind, Macmillan, p 261:
      He slept between sheets and on a flounced Winnipeg couch that stood in one corner of the twelve-foot square room that served as his cell.

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