Origin of hammock1
Definition for hammock (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for hammock
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.
A.Then he got fever, and had to be carried in a hammock slung under a pole.
I will hang the hammock there, and I will take care that nobody else shall know where it is.The Associate Hermits|Frank R. Stockton
A few minutes later the occupant of the other hammock lifted his head and listened."Forward, March"|Kirk Munroe
Fell out of my hammock last night and momentarily interrupted the snoring contest holding sway.Biltmore Oswald|J. Thorne Smith, Jr.
The hammock began to sway, and Uncle William's big head rocked softly in time to it.Uncle William|Jennette Lee
On one of the long verandas a sleeping girl lay in a hammock, a gray cat at her feet.The Voice of the People|Ellen Glasgow
British Dictionary definitions for hammock (1 of 2)
Word Origin for hammock
British Dictionary definitions for hammock (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for hammock
1650s, alteration of hamaca (1550s), from Spanish hamaca, from Arawakan (Haiti) word apparently meaning "fish nets" (cf. Yukuna hamaca, Taino amaca).