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noun 
  1. A soft mass of material stuffed into a cloth bag, used for comfort or support; for sitting on, kneeling on, resting one's head on etc.
  2. Something acting as a cushion, especially to absorb a shock or impact.
  3. (context, sports, billiards, snooker, pool) The lip around a table in cue sports which absorbs some of the impact of the billiard balls and bounces them back.
verb 
  1. to provide a soft pillow cushion
  2. to absorb or deaden the impact of something
Etymology: From coissin (modern coussin), ultimately from coxa "hip, thigh".


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