cushion (n.)
seat of office, judgement seat
Cor III.i.101[Coriolanus to all, of Brutus and Sicinius] Let them have cushions by you
Cor IV.vii.43[Aufidius to Lieutenant, of Coriolanus' nature] not moving / From th'casque to th'cushion [i.e. not taking up a peaceful civic life]
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