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Definition of pillow:

  1. A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.
  2. A kind of plain, coarse fustian.
  3. A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block.
  4. Anything used to support the head of a person when reposing; especially, a sack or case filled with feathers, down, hair, or other soft material.
  5. To rest or lay upon, or as upon, a pillow; to support; as, to pillow the head.

Synonyms:

roost, breathe, take a breather, headrest, foam rubber cushion, feather pillow, perch, down pillow, pad, lie, catch one's breath, stay, pneumatic cushion, reside, support, bolster, padding, rest, remain, repose, bag, cushion.

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