couchee


Related to couchee: Coachee, coucher, couches

couchee

(kuːˈʃeɪ)
n
archaic a reception held late at night, usually by the nobility or royalty

Couchee

 an evening reception; an assembly of company in the evening, usually connected with royalty or nobility.
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COUCHEE A Evening reception B Lava-flow C To lower who am I?
Suarez said he did not have estimates of the current value of the artworks, which include Pablo Picasso's "Femme Couchee VI (Reclining Woman VI)", Michelangelo's "Madonna and Child", and a still life by Paul Gauguin.
Suis gale aujourd'hui et pourtant souffre beaucoup intestine -- Je reste couchee.
Nine coaches and executives from the Padres will be in town throughout the week, including roving instructors Tony Muser, Gary Jones, Duffy Dyer, Mike Couchee, Dan Morrison and Matt Wilson.
perte > 20mmHg de la pression arterielle systolique dans les 3 minutes suivant le passage de la position couchee a la station debout (risque de syncope, chutes).
In one of the most weirdly tender pictures, Femme nue couchee, jouant avec un chat (Reclining Nude Playing with a Cat), 1964, the woman is a scratchy pile of contorted body parts in a storm of brushstrokes unmoored from any representational function, almost more drawing than painting.
Eugene Montrosier in his multi-volume series Les Artistes modernes sang the praises of two paintings by Lefebvre that exhibit his chaste style: La Femme couchee (1868) (location unknown) and La Verite (fig.
Il la trouve alors couchee, & il se met tout habille, & en presence de toutes les femmes invitees, mais pour un moment seulement, a son cote.
The next room is more of a shock, moving to surrealism, including some modern pieces like Dorothea Tanning's Nue Couchee, which is a foam rubber form of a torso which appears to have three legs.
Elle est couchee, tranquille, revant a son amour (chimerique) ; mais son coeur--que nous lui devinons << au cote droit >>--ne bat plus
Hier, elle etait epuisee, alors elle s'est couchee tot.
Vespucci se tient debout devant une femme nue, couchee sur un hamac, une massue appuyee a un arbre; il empoigne son epee et tient un astrolabe et un drapeau attache a une hampe en forme de croix (symbolisant la verite religieuse, la puissance militaire et la connaissance scientifique).