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pillow sham


      n     (Chiefly U.S.)   a decorative cover for a bed pillow  
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1    a cloth case stuffed with feathers, foam rubber, etc., used to support the head, esp. during sleep  
2      (Also called)    cushion   a padded cushion or board on which pillow lace is made  
3    anything like a pillow in shape or function  
      vb   tr  
4    to rest (one's head) on or as if on a pillow  
5    to serve as a pillow for  
     (Old English pylwe, from Latin pulvinus cushion; compare German Pfühl)  

cow pillow  
      n   (in India) a large cylindrical pillow stuffed with cotton and used for reclining rather than sleeping  
pillow block  
      n     (Machinery)   a block, such as a simple journal, that supports a shaft  
pillow fight  
      n   a mock fight in which participants thump each other with pillows  
pillow lace  
      n   lace made by winding thread around bobbins on a padded cushion or board  
   Compare       point lace  
pillow lava  
      n   lava that has solidified under water, having a characteristic structure comprising a series of close-fitting pillow-shaped masses  
pillow sham  
      n     (Chiefly U.S.)   a decorative cover for a bed pillow  
pillow talk  
      n   intimate conversation in bed  

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