A thick cushion used as a footstool or for kneeling.(noun)
A dense clump of grass.(noun)
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Use "hassock" in a sentence
"Cowboy Jack called a "hassock" -- a low seat -- and studying a paper he had found."
"Edwin's slippered feet rested on a hassock, and in front of the hassock was a red-glowing gas-stove."
"They then form a ring, and commence dancing round a hassock which is placed, end upwards, in the middle of the room."