A.Then he got fever, and had to be carried in a hammock slung under a pole.
I said goodnight, retreated, and slumped into my hammock, the rain slapping the tarp over me.
Curled up on the hammock, surrounded by their kids and puppies, it really looked like love.
1650s, alteration of hamaca (1550s), from Spanish hamaca, from Arawakan (Haiti) word apparently meaning "fish nets" (cf. Yukuna hamaca, Taino amaca).