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  • n. Plural form of hammock.


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  • For beds they had nets of cotton extended between two posts, which they called hammocks, a name since generally adopted by seamen.

    Notable Voyagers From Columbus to Nordenskiold

  • Life there is slung in hammocks and slouching in verandas, staring, smoking and sitting, sleeping with strewn dogs or wandering lethargically toward church.

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  • HOPE set aside part of the mezzanine for lounging in hammocks and watching video streamed from the talks for those who wanted a break or who were overflow from packed conference rooms.

    Joining the Boys' Club and Womens' Spaces

  • They sleep in hammocks or on the ground under palapas and gather to drink at night and on sunday.

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  • We spent the time getting to know Senora Nena, the restaurant owner, her kids and grandkids, laying in hammocks, boogeyboarding, swimming, reading and in the cool of the morning, wandering streets and checking out the birds at the lagoon just south of town (er, that's east of town).

    Beaches of Michoacan

  • Staff Section of SR-2 Hq, the PWS were carried off in hammocks by two armed squads from the 308th Inf Bn. The PWS were being carried in hammocks because their feet were too badly cut and bruised from walking to SR-2 Hq in their socks to allow them to walk any further.


  • Some of the very sickest prisoners, near death, were placed in hammocks right next to the latrine, and they would either lay there and soil themselves, time after time, or roll out of their hammock, if they could, and take a couple of steps and go there on the ground.

    Finch, Melvin W.

  • We slept in hammocks that we'd hang from ice screws we'd attached to the waterfall.

    To Reach the Highest Mountains

  • It’s a lot of swinging in hammocks and watching the toucans break from canopy to canopy through the cloud mist and listening to the howler monkeys and occasionally trekking out for a dunk under the cascada. » Blog Archive » Re: Los Cedros Reserva

  • The visitors sipping fresh coconut juice in their hammocks are a mixed bunch: backpackers, young families and wealthy, older tourists on day-trips rub shoulders along the half-kilometer sand crescent.

    New Horizons


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