1) Possibly a couch-maker or upholsterer (OED), or an embroiderer, since the trade flourished in the first half of the fifteenth century.

1401 Willelmus de Cawode fil. Adć de Cawode, coucheour, York

1459 Thomas Sandford, coucher, York.

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2) A cover for a table.

1572 One cowcher or carpett for a longe table, Skipton Castle.

dates 1572

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