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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Deverbal of coucher.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuʃ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

couche f (plural couches)

  1. bed (any place for sleeping)
  2. nappy/diaper
  3. coat (of paint)
  4. layer (of soil, snow etc.)
  5. (chiefly in the plural) childbirth
  6. (chemistry) shell

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

couche

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative of coucher
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative of coucher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of coucher
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of coucher
  5. second-person singular imperative of coucher

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French couche, from couchier (whence couchen).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuːtʃ(ə)/, /ˈtʃuːtʃ(ə)/

NounEdit

couche (plural couches)

  1. A bed (flat piece of furniture for sleeping on):
    1. A moveable or portable bed.
    2. A bed or sleeping spot prepared for an animal.
  2. (rare) A bedroom; the room where one sleeps in.
  3. (rare) A room or abode where an animal sleeps; a den.
  4. (rare) A stand or platform.
  5. (rare) A table covered by a piece of fabric.
  6. (rare) A bump or lump.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old French couchier.

VerbEdit

couche

  1. Alternative form of couchen

NormanEdit

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NounEdit

couche f (plural couches)

  1. (Jersey) couch