KJV Dictionary Definition: pillow


PIL'LOW, n. L. pulvinar; from L. pilus, hair, or from stuffing.

1. A long cushion to support the head of a person when reposing on a bed; a sack or case filled with feathers, down or other soft material.

2. In a ship, the block on which the inner end of a bowsprit is supported.

The pillow of a plow, is a cross piece of wood which serves to raise or lower the beam.

PIL'LOW, v.t. To rest or lay on for support.


PIL'LOWED, pp. or a. Supported by a pillow.


PIL'LOWING, ppr. Resting or laying on a pillow.