- Now Rare a thick clump or tuft of grass; tussock
- a firmly stuffed cushion used as a footstool or seat
Origin of hassockMiddle English hassok from Old English hassuc, (clump of) coarse grass from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- A thick cushion used as a footstool or for kneeling.
- A dense clump of grass.
Origin of hassockMiddle English hassok clump of grass from Old English hassuc
Old English hassuc, of uncertain origin.