The definition of a couch is a large piece of furniture for sitting or laying down.(noun)
An example of couch is a sofa.
To couch is to put in specific words to create a special feeling.(verb)
An example of to couch is to use very kind words to express an unkind comment.
See couch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr couche, a bed, lair: see couchthe
Origin: ME couchen < OFr coucher, to lie down < L collocare, to lay < com-, together + locare, to place: see local
See couch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English couche
Origin: , from Old French culche, couche
Origin: , from couchier, to lay down, lie down
Origin: , from Latin collocāre; see collocate.
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