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Definition of "hassocky" [hassocky]

  • Full of thick clumps of coarse grass or sedge. See hassock, 1, and hassock-grass.
  • Of the nature of the soft calcareous sandstone which separates the beds of Kentish ragstone in England.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "hassocky" in a sentence
  • "They were all sprawled, posed, lounging on low benches and some hummocky hassocky things which seemed to have grown up out of the floor."
  • "People sat in unusual pews, and a wide margin of hassocky emptiness intervened between the ceremony and the walls."