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Definition: Hammock nettings
Hammock \Ham"mock\ (h[a^]m"m[o^]k), n. [A word of Indian origin:
cf. Sp. hamaca. Columbus, in the Narrative of his first
voyage, says: “A great many Indians in canoes came to the
ship to-day for the purpose of bartering their cotton, and
hamacas, or nets, in which they sleep.”]
1. A swinging couch or bed, usually made of netting or canvas
about six feet long and three feet wide, suspended by
clews or cords at the ends.
2. A piece of land thickly wooded, and usually covered with
bushes and vines. Used also adjectively; as, hammock land.
[Southern U. S.] --Bartlett.
Hammock nettings (Naut.), formerly, nets for stowing
hammocks; now, more often, wooden boxes or a trough on the
rail, used for that purpose.