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noun 
  1. A soft cushion used to support the head in bed.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: kussen
  • French: oreiller(fr)m
  • German: Kopfkissen , Kissen ; Ruhekissen (italbrac, Austria)
  • Italian: guanciale(it)m
verb 
  1. (transitive) To rest as on a pillow.
    • 1942: She had pillowed her head on her arm " Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Canongate 2006, p. 815-6)
Etymology: Old English pyleOld English, pyle, pylw-, from West Germanic
  • pulwi-, borrowed from clasical Latin pulvinus, pulvÄnus "cushion". Cognate with Dutch peluw, German Pfíhl.



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