Origin of paillasse
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Paillasse, pa-lyas′, n. a small bed, originally made of chaff or straw: an under mattress of straw.
The next moment she had pushed it between the paillasse and mattress of Susy's bed.The Children of Wilton Chase|Mrs. L. T. Meade
Raising one of the blinds cautiously, he recognized the little suburb of Paillasse.The Companions of Jehu|Alexandre Dumas, pre
He sprang with one bound to the paillasse, and withdrew from it the stiffened form of an infant four years old, dead and cold.The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 2 of 6|Eugne Sue
But this proves to be the note of Paillasse, a merry-andrew.