“He is here,” he repeated gravely, and the words were couched in his choicest accents.
Couched, unbandaged, on a board, In a nailed coffin's place.
He frowned, less at my refusal than at the terms in which it was couched.
She couched the rejection, it is true, in the most soothing terms.
It was couched in terms insulting to all the members elect from that district.