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Definition: cushion dance
(k??sh"?n), n. [OE. cuischun, quisshen, OF.
coissin, cuissin, F. coussin, fr. (assumed) LL. culcitinum,
dim. of L. culcita cushion, mattress, pillow. See Quilt
and cf. Counterpoint
1. A case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic material,
and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad.
Two cushions stuffed with straw, the seat to raise.
2. Anything resembling a cushion in properties or use; as:
(a) a pad on which gilders cut gold leaf;
(b) a mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam
engine to receive the impact of the piston;
(c) the elastic edge of a billiard table.
3. A riotous kind of dance, formerly common at weddings; --
called also cushion dance
.(Arch.) A capital so sculptured as to
appear like a cushion pressed down by the weight of its
(b) A name given to a form of capital, much used in the
Romanesque style, modeled like a bowl, the upper part
of which is cut away on four sides, leaving vertical
(Zo["o]l.) a pentagonal starfish belonging to
, and other allied genera; -- so
called from its form.