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 Hassan-Ben-Sabah.Hat. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hassock.
 
A doss or footstool made of hêsg (sedge or rushes).   1
        “Hassocks should be gotten in the fens, and laid at the foot of the said bank … . where need required.”—Dugdale: Imbanking, p. 322.
       
“The knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorced.”
       
Cowper.
 


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