mattress


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mattress

1. a woven mat of brushwood, poles, etc., used to protect an embankment, dyke, etc., from scour
2. Civil engineering another name for blinding

What does it mean when you dream about a mattress?

Dreaming about a mattress carries with it the same connotations as dreaming about a bed, though a bare mattress is more about resting or sleeping or having sexual relationships somewhere other than one’s own bedroom. (See also Bed/Bedroom).

mattress

[′ma·trəs]
(civil engineering)
A woven mat, often of wire and cement blocks, used to prevent erosion of dikes, jetties, or river banks.

mattress

A layer or slab of concrete, laid directly on the ground, which acts as a footing or the like.
References in classic literature ?
John tenderly kissed his brother on the forehead, and put his sore hands gently back on the mattress.
The bedrooms have no locks on the doors, no furniture but a single chair in each, and a bedstead without bedding--just a mattress.
Rather than look for better quarters I lay down on the mattress without removing my clothing and fell asleep.
And then I began to ask why a mattress is made in two pieces.
Under the mattress there was nothing but the metal netting, which could not conceal anything or anybody.
If, in carrying Mademoiselle on the mattress from the laboratory of the chateau, they rested for a moment, there might have been an opportunity for the man in it to escape.
This was to be my first night on the mattress, and I knew I should sleep the sweeter because she had made it.
Finally, with a sigh of content, she curled herself up on the sealskin-coat mattress, arranged one bag for a pillow and the other for a covering, and settled herself to sleep.
and Petritsky pulled a letter out from under the mattress, where he had hidden it.
The fact is, that there was considerable difficulty in inducing Oliver to take upon himself the office of respiration,--a troublesome practice, but one which custom has rendered necessary to our easy existence; and for some time he lay gasping on a little flock mattress, rather unequally poised between this world and the next: the balance being decidedly in favour of the latter.
Weller moved a mattress and bedding, which he hired of Mr.
It was not without great fear and trepidation that little Nell slipped off her shoes and gliding through the store-room of old curiosities, where Mr Brass--the ugliest piece of goods in all the stock--lay sleeping on a mattress, passed into her own little chamber.