What does the word hammock mean?

Usage examples for hammock

  1. I ordered a bungalow all on one floor- that's what I ordered- with a boudoir and two bedrooms, and an extra one for my honored father- in- law, and still another for my thrice- honored uncle, Mr. Peter Grayson, when he shall come to stay o' nights; and porches front and back where my lady's hammock may be slung: and a fireplace big enough to roll logs into as thick around as your body and wide enough to warm every one all over; and a stable for my lady's mare, with a stall for my saddle- horse. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  2. How could he clear the table and hang the hammock at the same time. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  3. I am starting as soon as the hammock boys are ready. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss