Tall Priscilla occupied the hammock, and Ruth was ensconced in a willow rocking-chair, with a hassock at her feet.
It was late in the afternoon; he sat on his hassock and watched Aunt Amanda sewing.
Dorothy's cushion and hassock in the church and in the cathedral were the same as her aunt's.
Freddie took his customary place on the hassock at her feet.
Lancaster got a cigar from the humidor and collapsed his long gaunt body across chair and hassock.
I was beside her, sitting on a hassock, so that I could look out into the street.
And Marion settled little Sarah more comfortably on the hassock, and straightened herself, ready to listen.
“There is but a segment,” she said, sitting back upon the hassock again.
She came to Cherry's hassock, and dropped on it, and rested her untidy head against his knee.
She slipped on to the hassock at his feet, resting her head on his leg.
Old English hassuc "clump of grass, coarse grass," of unknown origin. Sense of "thick cushion" is first recorded 1510s, with the likely connection being the perceived similarity of a kneeling cushion and a tuft of grass.