Origin: OF. Materas, F. Matelas, LL. Matratium; cf. Sp. & Pg. Almadraque, Pr. Almatrac; all from Ar. Ma<tsdot/rah a place where anything is thrown, what is thrown under something, fr.
<tsdot/araha to throw.
Alternative forms: matress.
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... yr old and know that a snake is inside my house. I justcant. WHat ifthey cant find it? I gotta Move now? I dont wanna take any of my stuff like my mattresses of couch?!! HELP!!!!
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