And here I'll fling the pillow, there the bolster,
This way the coverlet, another way the sheets.
A pad, quilt, or anything used to hinder pressure, support part of the body, or make a bandage sit easy upon a wounded part; a compress.
This arm shall be a bolster for thy head.
(vehicles,agriculture) A small spacer located on top of the axle of horse-drawn wagons which give the front wheels enough clearance to turn.
A short, horizontal, structural timber between a post and a beam for enlarging the bearing area of the post and/or reducing the span of the beam. Sometimes also called a pillow or cross-head (Australian English).