cou·lisse /kuˈlis, ˈlɪs/
1. A piece of timber having a groove in which something glides.
2. One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
1. A fluting in a sword blade.
2. The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris. [French Use]
n 1: a flat situated in the wings [syn: wing flat]
2: a timber member grooved to take a sliding panel