What does the word couch mean?

Usage examples for couch

  1. In a somewhat lower tent, close beside the King's, Gibamund and Hilda sat silent, hand in hand, upon a couch. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  2. The woman was half- sitting, half lying, on a couch by the other side of the fire. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell