Pillowing
Pillow Pil"low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pillowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pillowing}.] To rest or lay upon, or as upon, a pillow; to support; as, to pillow the head. [1913 Webster]

Pillows his chin upon an orient wave. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pillow — Pil low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pillowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pillowing}.] To rest or lay upon, or as upon, a pillow; to support; as, to pillow the head. [1913 Webster] Pillows his chin upon an orient wave. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pillowed — Pillow Pil low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pillowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pillowing}.] To rest or lay upon, or as upon, a pillow; to support; as, to pillow the head. [1913 Webster] Pillows his chin upon an orient wave. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pillow — I UK [ˈpɪləʊ] / US [ˈpɪloʊ] noun [countable] Word forms pillow : singular pillow plural pillows * a soft object on which you rest your head in bed II UK [ˈpɪləʊ] / US [ˈpɪloʊ] verb [transitive] Word forms pillow : present tense I/you/we/they… …   English dictionary

  • pil´low|like´ — pil|low «PIHL oh», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a bag or case filled with feathers, down, foam rubber, or other soft material, used to support the head (or, sometimes, other parts) when resting or sleeping. b) any object improvised for the same purpose …   Useful english dictionary

  • pil|low — «PIHL oh», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a bag or case filled with feathers, down, foam rubber, or other soft material, used to support the head (or, sometimes, other parts) when resting or sleeping. b) any object improvised for the same purpose: »to use …   Useful english dictionary

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