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couche


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Couch'e  \Cou`ch['e]"\  (k??`sh?"),  a.  [F.,  p.  p.  of  coucher.  See 
  {Couch},  v.  t.  ]  (Her.) 
  a  Not  erect;  inclined;  --  said  of  anything  that  is 
  usually  erect,  as  an  escutcheon. 
  b  Lying  on  its  side  thus  a  chevron  couch['e]  is  one 
  which  emerges  from  one  side  of  the  escutcheon  and  has 
  its  apex  on  the  opposite  side  or  at  the  fess  point.