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Từ điển Oxford Advanced Learner 8th
pillow



pil·low [pillow pillows pillowed pillowing] noun, verb BrE [ˈpɪləʊ] NAmE [ˈpɪloʊ]
noun
1. a square or ↑rectangular piece of cloth filled with soft material, used to rest your head on in bed
She lay back against the pillows.
pillow talk (= conversations in bed between lovers)
He lay back on the grass using his backpack as a pillow.
The nurse plumped up the pillows.
a pillow fight (= a game in which people hit each other with ↑pillows )
2. (NAmE) = cushion

Word Origin:
Old English pyle, pylu, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch peluw and German Pfühl, based on Latin pulvinus ‘cushion’.

Example Bank:
She buried her head in the pillow and wept.
She plumped up the pillows for her daughter.

 
verb ~ sth (+ adv./prep.) (literary)
to rest sth, especially your head, on an object
She lay on the grass, her head pillowed on her arms.
Verb forms:

Word Origin:
Old English pyle, pylu, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch peluw and German Pfühl, based on Latin pulvinus ‘cushion’.
 

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