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Meaning of HASSOCK

Pronunciation:  'hasuk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a cushion for kneeling on (as when praying in church)
  2. [n]  thick cushion used as a seat
 

HASSOCK is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: ottoman, pouf, pouffe
 
 See Also: cushion, seat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Has"sock\, n. [Scot. hassock, hassik, a besom, anything
bushy, a large, round turf used as a seat, OE. hassok sedgy
ground, W. hesgog sedgy, hesg sedge, rushes; cf. Ir. seisg,
and E. sedge.]
1. A rank tuft of bog grass; a tussock. --Forby.

2. A small stuffed cushion or footstool, for kneeling on in
   church, or for home use.

         And knees and hassocks are well nigh divorced.
   --Cowper.

 
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