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See also: couche



Borrowed from French couché, past participle of coucher (to lay, to lay down).


couché (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) Not erect; inclined.
  2. (heraldry) Lying on its side.
    A chevron couché is one which emerges from one side of the escutcheon and has its apex on the opposite side, or at the fess point.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for couché in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)



couché m (feminine singular couchée, masculine plural couchés, feminine plural couchées)

  1. past participle of coucher


couché (plural couchés)

  1. in bed

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