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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mat·tress /ˈmætrəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mat·tress n.
 1. A large pad stuffed with hair, moss, or other suitable soft material, and quilted or otherwise fastened, used as or in a bed, to support the human body while lying down. [Written also matress.]
 2. Hydraulic Engin. A mass of interwoven brush, poles, etc., to protect a bank from being worn away by currents or waves.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a large thick pad filled with resilient material and often
          incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a