A '''cushion''' is a soft bag stuffed with padding, such as feathers, wool, cotton wool, foam rubber, or air. Cushions are most commonly square, rectangular, round, or cylindric.
Cushions are used to make sitting and resting on [[chair]]s and [[
== Cushions in spanking ==
# To make a [[spanking position]] more comfortable for the [[spankee]], especially when unpadded (e.g. wooden) [[furniture]] is used.
# To enhance a [[lying position|lying spanking position]] by pushing up the spankee's [[buttocks]]. Often, a pile of two or three cushions will be needed for a satisfactory "push up" effect.
# Cushions are good for [[spanker]]s to practise spanking precisely and controlled with new [[implement]]s, such as [[cane]]s, [[strap]]s, or [[whip]]s. It is a good idea to practise on a cushion; the spanker can see exactly if the intended target spot was hit or
# After a sound spanking the spankee may be allowed (or not) to sit on a cushion, e.g. during meals or homework, to make sitting more (or less) comfortable.