from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A clump or tuft of grass.
- n. A low seat, such as a stool.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A clump of grass or similar vegetation.
- n. A large cushion which may have an internal frame, used as a low seat or stool.
- n. An inflatable cushion serving as landing area for precision accuracy parachuting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person
She first looked around for a place to sit down, and finally discovered a little grassy mound, which is called a tuffet in the country, and seated herself upon it.
Also known as a tuffet, a name that recalls the nursery rhyme and images of Miss Muffet eating her curds and whey, its image was once old-fashioned.
Wow, I am really drawn to that stack it "tuffet" stool.
A tuffet of moss caught her as she tumbled free, and she skipped down the lane into town.
She darted down the lane to the tuffet of moss in the woods.
Also kudos to the ending where our little miss tuffet goes out with flashing blue and red lights to have a bad acid trip!
I was perfectly content as a flightless species, but my wife likes to flit off to the Med whenever possible and enjoy a week of sunstroke and food poisoning, so she booked us a holiday in the island paradise of Gozo, a tuffet of volcanic rock near Malta.
Tis 'rumored they're sharing a tuffet in hell beating their Kurds and Gays.
Even if your fanny is still sore, at least it will look good sitting upon this tuffet.
Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating her old friend Trey.