hassock

noun has·sock \ ˈha-sək \

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 and Etymology of hassock

Middle English, sedge, from Old English hassuc


HASSOCK Defined for English Language Learners

hassock

noun

Definition of hassock for English Language Learners

  • : a cushion that you kneel on while praying

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


HASSOCK Defined for Kids

hassock

noun has·sock \ ˈha-sək \

Definition of hassock for Students

:a firm stuffed cushion used as a seat or leg rest


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