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hassock

1. a firm upholstered cushion used for kneeling on, esp in church
2. a thick clump of grass
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Mr Hassock said the damage to the loft and the loss of the pigeons will total about pounds 500.
Ms Hassock visited Leadgate, near Consett, to speak to residents and their relatives at two of 17 residential homes ear-marked for closure by Durham County Council.
We used scat analysis, a common method for carnivore diet studies, to investigate Ruler's Bar Hassock raccoon diets.
As construction workers maneuvered bulldozers and spread sand to restore the degrading marsh island of Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay, New York, their work was being closely observed by an area resident--a harbor seal.
In her present mood, she did not feel like kneeling, but since there was no seat, only a hassock, she had to kneel anyway.
She leaped, screaming, from the hassock and flew out the front door before anyone knew what was happening.
Keep your sore foot or other limb up on a hassock or put a pillow under it in bed.
Sitting with your legs elevated on a hassock or something similar, and the use of elastic support hose available in most drugstores, can be helpful.
We and they were amazed at what they found--from the leaf floating on the local beck that became 'The shallop flitteth silken-sail'd', to the out-of-focus hassock that 'overlooks the space of flowers'.
They fully furnished living rooms and main bedrooms and created "vignettes" in other rooms, using just enough furnishings - in one, a round hassock with a big floppy teddy bear sitting on it - to suggest a child's room.
I was busy tamping tobacco in my pipe, chatting with an old friend whose father had once run a national news magazine, my right loot propped up on a near-by hempen hassock to steady my weighty mass, waiting for the order from the captain to slip cables.
A hassock fan will throw air outward and upward in a 360[degrees] direction.