couchee

noun
cou·​chee | \ küˈshā \
plural -s

Definition of couchee

: a reception given late in the evening especially by royalty or nobility

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History and Etymology for couchee

French couchée, from feminine of couché, past participle of coucher

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“Couchee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couchee. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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