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Etymology

From Old French coissin (modern coussin), ultimately from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] coxa ‘hip, thigh’.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cushion

Plural
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cushion ({{{1}}})
  1. A soft mass of material stuffed into a cloth bag, used for comfort or support; for sitting on, kneeling on, resting one's head on etc.
  2. Something acting as a cushion, especially to absorb a shock or impact.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The lip around a table in cue sports which absorbs some of the impact of the billiard balls and bounces them back.

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Verb

Infinitive
to cushion

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to cushion (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to provide a soft pillow cushion
  2. to absorb or deaden the impact of something

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