COUCH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COUCH
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couch
 n.  furniture for sitting or reclining, like sofa
 v.  lay oneself down for rest or sleep
Classic Sentence: (99 in 7 pages)
1  Get ye to Gretna Green; couch on the wet grass and breed vipers.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
2  She reclined, propped up, from mere habit, on a couch: as nearly in her old usual attitude, as anything so helpless could be kept in.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
3  He did what he could in its adjustment on the couch, but the best that he could do was to cover it.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI
4  The inmate was lying in troubled slumber upon a couch similar to that on which the Palmer himself had passed the night.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  I claim," said Athelstane, "an honourable imprisonment, with due care of my board and of my couch, as becomes my rank, and as is due to one who is in treaty for ransom.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  An effort to draw aside the curtain of his couch was in some degree successful, although rendered difficult by the pain of his wound.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  She then looked towards the couch of the wounded knight.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  She already tastes them," said Ulrica, stepping before the couch of Front-de-Boeuf; "she hath long drunken of this cup, and its bitterness is now sweetened to see that thou dost partake it.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
9  Unable to evict the somewhat man-handled Venus from his couch, he beat a retreat and retired, it is said, to his mother's house in Tevershall.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
10  This done, he led the way into the apartment; which was destitute of all movables save a broken arm-chair, and an old couch or sofa without covering, which stood behind the door.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
11  He lit the fire, Eustacia dreamily observing him from her couch.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 4 The Ministrations of a Half-forgotten One
12  The lamps had been lit, but the blinds had not been drawn, so that I could see Holmes as he lay upon the couch.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
13  Holmes had sat up upon the couch, and I saw him motion like a man who is in need of air.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
14  They laid me on a couch, I motioned for air, they were compelled to open the window, and you had your chance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
15  Sherlock Holmes sat down beside him on the couch and patted him kindly on the shoulder.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
Example Sentence:
1  Lie down on the couch if you're feeling ill.
2  The picture shows a nude reposing on a couch.
3  His black leather couch looks expensive.
4  So, again, that's why I couched everything in tentative terms as there's a great amount of contrary evidence, at least within some critical concentrations of the population.
5  The demands for a statement from the United States were nevertheless couched in cautious terms.
6  The offer was couched in legal jargon.