couché (not comparable)
- (heraldry) Not erect; inclined.
- (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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 (plural couchés)