|English Dictionary: hassock||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for hassock|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Hassock \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.