long pillow


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n long pillow a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows
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In literature:

Uncle Ju will be stretched on the long couch among the pillows, reading.
"Patsy" by S. R. Crockett
These thoughts kept Christie awake a long time that night; he turned restlessly on his pillow, and felt very troubled and anxious.
"Christie's Old Organ" by Mrs. O. F. Walton
She raised herself on her pillow, the long hair mantling her shoulders and aureoling the death-like face.
"Tess of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Katherine lay back among her pillows with a long sigh of sheer relief.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
A long, wide woolly article resembling a cross between a scarf and a blanket ... do as a pillow.
"Norman Ten Hundred" by A. Stanley Blicq
Then with a long, slow shudder she turned and buried her head in the pillow.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
Long days followed by weary nights were passed by the pillow of the sick girl.
"An Eagle Flight" by José Rizal
Much refreshed, he sank back upon his pillow, and fell into a long, deep slumber.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
I had to put in that clause, or you would have smothered me with my own pillows long ago.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
Each hammock was fitted out with a mattress, pillows, and canopy, and slung on a long pole carried by two men.
"Harper's Young People, March 9, 1880" by Various

In poetry:

We shall but slumber long enough to rest
Our passion-wearied breast;
And Who our pillow makes
Shall fill our eyes with light when morning breaks.
"Sleep of the Grave" by John Bowring
This soldier who had eased his head
And staunched the flow where it had bled,
Who made a pillow of his breast
Where the poor tossing head might rest,
Wore a young face he used to know
Yesterday, some time, long ago.
"No Man's Land" by Katharine Tynan
The autumn winds will sigh and moan; the dreary, dreary rain
Will drench thy lowly pillow, sweet, with tears like mine in vain;
And weary, weary months drag on, and long years stretch before,
Whilst thou to me, my beautiful, returnest nevermore.
"Minnie" by Kate Seymour Maclean

In news:

Surfing the web, drinking, partying with friends, sleepovers, pillow fights, cats, long drives (especially at night), living life and smiling every day.
It's a long way from Middle Tennessee to the St Mary's River in Michigan, but it was a memorable trip for Mt Juliet fishermen Glen Pillow and Gary McSwain.
My concrete block of a head longs to tip forward and rest on my keyboard, which is beginning to resemble a letter- and number-bedecked feather pillow.
Heavy-duty, long-life pillow blockroller bearings on head.
They were huge, and beckoning like long dark hair on a pillow.