Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a hammock.

Etymologies

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hammock +‎ -like

Examples

  • A trebuchet is like a catapult, only with greater range, thanks to its heavy counterweight and to the hammocklike sling that flings its ordnance.

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  • Carefully extracting herself from the hammocklike contrivance lest it try to ambush her dignity again, Fanielle sat on the edge of the low retaining wall that separated the scenic overlook from the jungle directly below.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • Green-goes-Softly settled into a hammocklike lounge nearby.

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  • Nearly everything that could be taken away from the hunting site had been lashed to packboards, or wrapped in skins ready to be swung hammocklike from stout poles carried across the shoulders of two people.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • The heightened emotions evoked genuine cries of sorrow and grief from the Mamutoi when the two children were solemnly carried out of a lodge on hammocklike biers, and brought around to each person for a final farewell.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • The wood had been gathered along the trail that day by the wrangler and stowed in a hammocklike contraption stretched under the bottom of the chuck wagon, called a cooney.

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  • Two attendants -- one of them being he who had so brutally beaten the patient -- placed the man in a sheet and, each taking an end, carried the hammocklike contrivance, with its inert contents, to what proved to be its last resting-place above ground.

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  • \tab Lazarus had let his chair sink back into a reclining couch that held him, hammocklike, as tenderly as a mother's arms.

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  • Two attendants ” one of them being he who had so brutally beaten the patient ” placed the man in a sheet and, each taking an end, carried the hammocklike contrivance, with its inert contents, to what proved to be its last resting-place above ground.

    A Mind That Found Itself

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