Origin of hammockSpanish hamaca, of Arawakan origin, originally
A hammock on the beach.
A bed that is hung between two palm trees that you lounge in outside in your backyard or when you are on vacation is an example of a hammock.
Origin of hammockvariant, variety of hummock
Origin of hammockSpanish hamaca from Taíno
Origin of hammockVariant of hummock
- A swinging couch or bed, usually made of netting or canvas about six feet wide, suspended by clews or cords at the ends.
- (US, archaic) A piece of land thickly wooded, and usually covered with bushes and vines.
- Relaxation Gifts: Retirement is an era of relaxation and gifts such as a hammock, pillow, reclining deck chair, luxury robe, slippers or spa treatments help new retirees indulge right from the onset of their retirement.
- The hammock was universal in the tropics, and chairs of wood or stone.
- Sometimes we sat in the hammock, and teacher read to me.
- Danh-gbi has numerous wives, who until 1857 took part in a public procession from which the profane crowd was excluded; a python was carried round the town in a hammock, perhaps as a ceremony for the expulsion of evils.
- As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.