Definition of hammock :
1. A piece of land thickly wooded, and usually covered with bushes and vines. Used also adjectively; as, hammock land.
2. A swinging couch or bed, usually made of netting or canvas about six feet wide, suspended by clews or cords at the ends.
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bed (part of speech: noun)
- Therefore tie the ropes of your hammock yourself, or examine and test the job done for you. - "Edge of the Jungle", William Beebe.
- And, indeed, Dick required no rocking when, after a refreshing wash, he stretched his long limbs in his hammock. - "The Wheel O' Fortune", Louis Tracy.
- The celebrated coxswain, Charles Fish, was also harbour boatman at Ramsgate, and slept in a watch- house at the end of the pier in a hammock. - "Heroes of the Goodwin Sands", Thomas Stanley Treanor.