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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Paillasse, pa-lyas′, n. a small bed, originally made of chaff or straw: an under mattress of straw.
Raising one of the blinds cautiously, he recognized the little suburb of Paillasse.The Companions of Jehu|Alexandre Dumas, pre
They lie in straw-lofts, in woody brakes; rudest paillasse on the floor of a secret friend is luxury.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
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
And there are entries relating to everything between a violin and a paillasse, a brass fender and a blue beaver coat.