I moved my head one inch off the pillow to find out which it was, and something growled.
But if the patient was sick, the real question is whether the media yanked the IV and put a pillow over his head.
Better to go in blasting, or with a pillow in hand, assured of a clean getaway.
The forums and message boards all cite “waking up to loose strands on your pillow” as a real indicator of significant hair loss.
That night, I dream that Obama turns his weary face into his pillow and groans, “I just need a nap.”
Bozevsky sunken in his pillow, with his eyes closed and his head and neck in bandages, looked as if he were already dead.
Even as she uttered her threat Pen was mechanically straightening his pillow!
Walter Espec uttered an exclamation of horror, and, without another word, sank back on his pillow.
Pen got up and turned Sara's pillow and shaded the light from his face, mechanically.
Doubtless she had thrown herself on the bed, and was stifling her cries and her sobs in the pillow.
Middle English pilwe, from Old English pyle "pillow," from West Germanic *pulwi(n) (cf. Old Saxon puli, Middle Dutch polu, Dutch peluw, Old High German pfuliwi, German Pfühl), an early borrowing (2c. or 3c.) from Latin pulvinus "little cushion, small pillow," of uncertain origin. Modern spelling is from mid-15c. Pillow fight (n.) attested from 1837; slang pillow talk (n.) first recorded 1939.
1620s, from pillow (n.). Related: Pillowed; pillowing.