Cushioned hammer
Cushion Cush"ion (k[oo^]sh"[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cushioned} (-[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cushioning}.] 1. To seat or place on, or as on a cushion. [1913 Webster]

Many who are cushioned on thrones would have remained in obscurity. --Bolingbroke. [1913 Webster]

2. To furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise. [1913 Webster]

3. To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion. [1913 Webster]

{Cushioned hammer}, a dead-stroke hammer. See under {Dead-stroke}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cushioned — Cushion Cush ion (k[oo^]sh [u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cushioned} ( [u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cushioning}.] 1. To seat or place on, or as on a cushion. [1913 Webster] Many who are cushioned on thrones would have remained in obscurity.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cushion — Cush ion (k[oo^]sh [u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cushioned} ( [u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cushioning}.] 1. To seat or place on, or as on a cushion. [1913 Webster] Many who are cushioned on thrones would have remained in obscurity. Bolingbroke. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cushioning — Cushion Cush ion (k[oo^]sh [u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cushioned} ( [u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cushioning}.] 1. To seat or place on, or as on a cushion. [1913 Webster] Many who are cushioned on thrones would have remained in obscurity.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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