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Definition of Pillow

Pillow

  1. 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.
  2. A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block.
  3. A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.
  4. A kind of plain, coarse fustian.
  5. To rest or lay upon, or as upon, a pillow; to support; as, to pillow the head.

Pillow Quotations

Fatigue is the best pillow.
Benjamin Franklin

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.
Coco Chanel

I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.
Henry David Thoreau

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.
Lin Yutang

Ignorance is the softest pillow on which a man can rest his head.
Michel de Montaigne
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Pillow Translations

pillow in Danish is pude
pillow in Dutch is hoofdkussen
pillow in French is oreiller
pillow in German is Kissen, Kopfkissen
pillow in Italian is guanciale
pillow in Norwegian is hodepute
pillow in Portuguese is almofada, descanso
pillow in Spanish is travesero, almohada
pillow in Swedish is huvudkudde, kudde

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