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And that reminds me: I have a hammock somewhere among my belongings.

"I'm depending upon you for the bread," he said to the drowsy man in the hammock.

And Yates, swinging drowsily in his hammock, was no less gratified.

"Oh, I am not complaining about that, at all," said the hammock magnanimously.

The Little Doctor stopped the hammock with her toe and sat up.

Chip sprawled in the hammock on the east porch, out of sight.

His tail was up, he was snorting loudly, and he headed straight for the hammock.

The pole and the canopy of the hammock tangled inextricably its occupant.

"If you will ride in a hammock, you ought to teach your men to shoot," was Kingozi's greeting.

Kua-ko was lying in his hammock, smoking, I think—certainly not reading.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, alteration of hamaca (1550s), from Spanish hamaca, from Arawakan (Haiti) word apparently meaning "fish nets" (cf. Yukuna hamaca, Taino amaca).

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