hassock


has·sock

noun \ˈha-sək\

: a cushion that you kneel on while praying

: a cushion or soft stool that is used as a seat or for resting your feet

Full Definition of HASSOCK

1
:  tussock
2
a :  a cushion for kneeling <a church hassock>
b :  a padded cushion or low stool that serves as a seat or leg rest

Origin of HASSOCK

Middle English, sedge, from Old English hassuc
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with HASSOCK

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