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pillow Idioms & Phrases


bed pillow

  • noun a soft pillow for use on a bed
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Lace pillow

  • a cushion used in making hand-wrought lace.
Webster 1913

Lace pillow, ∧ Pillow lace

  • . See under Pillow.
Webster 1913

long pillow

  • noun a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
    bolster.
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Pillow bier

  • OE. pilwebere; cf. LG. büre a pillowcase, a pillowcase; pillow slip. Obs. Chaucer.
Webster 1913

Pillow block

  • noun a cast-iron or steel block for supporting a journal or bearing
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  • (Mach.), a block, or standard, for supporting a journal, as of a shaft. It is usually bolted to the frame or foundation of a machine, and is often furnished with journal boxes, and a movable cover, or cap, for tightening the bearings by means of bolts; called also pillar block, or plumber block.
Webster 1913

pillow fight

  • noun a child's game of fighting with pillows
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Pillow lace

  • noun a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins
    bobbin lace.
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  • handmade lace wrought with bobbins upon a lace pillow.
Webster 1913

pillow lava

  • noun lava that hardened in rounded shapes suggestive of pillows; believed to result from underwater eruptions
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Pillow of a plow

  • a crosspiece of wood which serves to raise or lower the beam.
Webster 1913

Pillow sham

  • noun bed linen consisting of a decorative cover for a pillow
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  • an ornamental covering laid over a pillow when not in use.
  • a covering to be laid on a pillow.
Webster 1913

Pillow slip

  • noun bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
    case; pillowcase; slip.
    • the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase
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  • a pillowcase.
Webster 1913

pillow talk

  • noun intimate conversation between lovers (typically occurring in bed)
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throw pillow

  • noun a small cushion that is used for decorative purposes
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