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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v - To embroider by laying an outlining thread along the surface and fastening it with small stitches at regular intervals.

Usage examples (38)
  • This is known as couching, and is a very effective way of economizing material by displaying it all on the surface.
  • Elsewhere it is kept in place by "couching," a process presently to be described.
  • ...'couching' & the end of summer might be a better, more appropriate title for some of us...
  • The hare's best couching-place for fearless sleep! for more
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