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Definition of paillasse:
Usage examples for paillasse:
“ Some persons prefer sleeping on the mattress; in which case a feather bed is usually beneath, resting on a second mattress, and a straw paillasse at the bottom. ” The Book of Household Management, - Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
“ It's where you put it this morning, atween the mattress and the paillasse and I had the greatest work keeping mother's hands off it, for she was bent on making the bed all over again. ” The Children of Wilton Chase, - Mrs. L. T. Meade.

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Cautious; circumspect.

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