levance and couchance

noun
lev·​ance and cou·​chance | \ ¦levən(t)sənˈkau̇chən(t)s \
variants: or less commonly levancy and couchancy \ -​vənsē...chənsē \

Definition of levance and couchance

: the state of being levant and couchant

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History and Etymology for levance and couchance

levance and couchance alteration (influenced by -ance) of levancy and couchancy, from levancy (from levant —in levant and couchant—+ -cy) + and + couchancy (from couchant —in levant and couchant—+ -cy)

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“Levance and couchance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/levance%20and%20couchance. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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