After she talked about it on Oprah's couch, UNICEF was flooded with letters stuffed with more than $700,000 in checks.
I point to naked man sitting on a couch in one photograph and ask who he is.
MacDonald told military investigators that he had been asleep on the couch when he was awakened by screams.
Watching football on Thanksgiving is more than just plunking down on the couch in a food coma!
I was afraid to tell my story directly, wanted to couch it in a fanciful (and imitative) yarn of sex and intrigue.
He drew a chair close to the side of his friend, who was reclining on a couch.
Jim swung his long legs off the couch and lifted Pen to her feet.
And the chaise-longue, or couch, as the case may be, should be both comfortable and beautiful.
There may be a couch, or more of them, of bamboo and rattan.
Hyde was lying upon a couch which had been drawn close to the window.
c.1300, "to overlay with gold, inlay," from Old French couchier "to lay down, place; go to bed, put to bed," from Latin collocare "to lay, place, station, arrange," from com- "together" (see com-) + locare "to place" (see locate). Meaning "to put into words" is from 1520s. Related: Couched; couching. Heraldic couchant ("lying down with the head up") is late 15c., from the French present participle.
mid-14c., from Old French couche (12c.) "a bed, lair," from coucher "to lie down," from Latin collocare (see couch (v.)). Traditionally, a couch has the head end only raised, and only half a back; a sofa has both ends raised and a full back; a settee is like a sofa but may be without arms; an ottoman has neither back nor arms, nor has a divan, the distinctive feature of which is that it goes against a wall. Couch potato first recorded 1979.
(Gen. 49:4; 1 Chr. 5:1; Job 7:13; Ps. 6:6, etc.), a seat for repose or rest. (See BED.)