palliasse


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mattress consisting of a thin pad filled with straw or sawdust

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No sissy tents and palliasses here, we slept in the open wrapped in a blanket with only a thin canvas groundsheet between us and the bare ground.
Each man was issued with his blankets and sufficient straw to fill a palliasse.
A straw palliasse had been dragged through from the other room; a chair lay on its side with a discarded shirt draped over it.
I didn't see a bed or a palliasse, pillow or sheets until I went to Germany in 1945.
One hand of this unearthly being clutched the headboard of the bed and the other supported the iron bed-frame under the palliasse.
We filled our rough hessian palliasse with hay, straw, harvest bugs and various livestock, and slept on the hard ground.