couturier

couturier

n. someone who designs clothing.
Syn. -- fashion designer, clothes designer, designer.
[WordNet 1.5]

Cou`vade"

(k`vd"), n. [F., fr. couver. See Covey.] A custom, among certain barbarous tribes, that when a woman gives birth to a child her husband takes to his bed, as if ill.
[1913 Webster]

The world-wide custom of the couvade, where at childbirth the husband undergoes medical treatment, in many cases being put to bed for days.
Tylor.
[1913 Webster]

Cou`veuse"

(?), n. [F.] (Med.) An incubator for sickly infants, esp. those prematurely born.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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