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Hammock
Hammock Ham"mock, n. [A word of Indian origin: cf. Sp. hamaca. Columbus, in the Narrative of his first voyage, says: ``A great many Indians in canoes came to the ship to-day for the purpose of bartering their cotton, and hamacas, or nets, in which they sleep.'] 1. A swinging couch or bed, usually made of netting or canvas about six feet wide, suspended by clews or cords at the ends. 2. A piece of land thickly wooded, and usually covered with bushes and vines. Used also adjectively; as, hammock land. [Southern U. S.] --Bartlett. Hammock nettings (Naut.), formerly, nets for stowing hammocks; now, more often, wooden boxes or a trough on the rail, used for that purpose.

Meaning of Hammock from wikipedia

- A hammock (from Spanish hamaca, borrowed from Taíno and Arawak hamaka) is a sling made of fabric, rope, or netting, suspended between two or more points...
- Christina Hammock Koch /koʊk/ (born January 29, 1979) is an engineer and NASA astronaut of the cl**** of 2013. She received Bachelor of Science degrees...
- Hammock is an American two-member ambient/post-rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. Hammock creates atmospheric music by combining orchestral arrangements...
- A hammock is a device used to sleep or rest in. Hammock may also refer to: Hammock (band), an American post-rock group Hammock (ecology), a dense stand...
- of hammocks found in the United States include tropical hardwood hammocks, temperate hardwood hammocks, and maritime or coastal hammocks. Hammocks are...
- Thomas Hammock is an American football coach who is the current head coach of the Northern Illinois University Huskies football team. A native of Jersey...
- Hammocking is a technique used in broadcast programming whereby an unpo****r television program is scheduled between two po****r ones in the hope that...
- Hammock camping is a form of camping in which a camper sleeps in a suspended hammock rather than a conventional tent on the ground. Due to the absence...
- yoga poses, Pilates, and dance with the use of a hammock. Aerial yoga requires a special kind of hammock, a prop which tends to support up to 300 kilograms...
- The Southern coastal plain oak dome and hammock is a forest type occurring in small patches in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. These forests...
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