Associations to the word «Hammock»


HAMMOCK, noun. A swinging couch or bed, usually made of netting or canvas about six feet wide, suspended by clews or cords at the ends.
HAMMOCK, noun. (US) (archaic outside dialects) A piece of land thickly wooded, and usually covered with bushes and vines.
HAMMOCK, verb. (intransitive) to lie in a hammock
HAMMOCK, verb. (transitive) (of a cloth) to hang in a way that resembles a hammock
HAMMOCK, verb. (transitive) to make something be wrapped tight, like in a hammock

Dictionary definition

HAMMOCK, noun. A small natural hill.
HAMMOCK, noun. A hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily.

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