light slumber

  • 1 Light as a feather, stiff as a board — Light as a feather, stiff as a board, sometimes known as party levitation, is a game often played by children at slumber parties. One participant lies flat on the floor, and then the others space themselves around him or her, each placing a few… …

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  • 2 slumber — (v.) mid 14c., alteration of slumeren (early 13c.), frequentative form of slumen to doze, probably from O.E. sluma light sleep (Cf. M.Du. slumen, Du. sluimeren, Ger. schlummern to slumber ). Frequentative on the notion of intermittent light sleep …

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  • 3 Slumber — Slum ber, n. Sleep; especially, light sleep; sleep that is not deep or sound; repose. [1913 Webster] He at last fell into a slumber, and thence into a fast sleep, which detained him in that place until it was almost night. Bunyan. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 4 slumber — slumberer, n. slumberless, adj. /slum beuhr/, v.i. 1. to sleep, esp. lightly; doze; drowse. 2. to be in a state of inactivity, negligence, quiescence, or calm: Vesuvius is slumbering. v.t. 3. to spend or pass (time) in slumbering (often fol. by… …

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  • 5 slumber — I. intransitive verb (slumbered; slumbering) Etymology: Middle English slomren, slombren, frequentative of slumen to doze, probably from slume slumber, from Old English slūma; akin to Middle High German slumen to slumber Date: 13th century 1. a.… …

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  • 6 slumber — /ˈslʌmbə / (say slumbuh) verb (i) 1. to sleep, especially deeply. 2. to sleep lightly; doze; drowse. 3. to be in a state of inactivity, negligence, quiescence, or calm. –noun 4. (often plural) sleep, especially deep sleep. 5. light sleep. 6. a… …

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  • 7 slumber — 1. noun a very light state of sleep, almost awake 2. verb a) To be in a very light state of sleep, almost awake b) To be inactive Ant: sloom …

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  • 8 slumber — slum•ber [[t]ˈslʌm bər[/t]] v. i. 1) phl to sleep, esp. lightly; doze 2) to be in a state of inactivity, quiescence, or calm 3) to spend or pass (time) in slumbering (often fol. by away) 4) phl sleep, esp. light sleep 5) phl a period of light… …

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  • 9 slumber — Synonyms and related words: ataraxia, ataraxy, beauty sleep, beddy bye, bedtime, blanket drill, bye bye, calmness, coma, composure, contemplation, dorm, doss, doze, dreamland, drowse, dullness, fitful sleep, fust, hang fire, hebetude, hibernation …

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  • 10 slumber — I. v. n. 1. Sleep (lightly), doze, nap, snooze. 2. Sleep, repose. II. n. 1. Sleep (not deep or profound), repose, rest, doze, nap, light sleep. 2. Sleep, repose, rest …

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  • 11 Sea Slumber Song — a poem by the Hon. Roden Noel and was set to music by Sir Edward Elgar as the first song of his song cycle Sea Pictures .LyricsThe poem here is as sung in Sea Pictures . [cite book|title=Program Notes for the Forty Fifth Season|author=Chicago… …

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  • 12 Ride It On/Lions After Slumber — Single infobox Name = Ride It On/Lions After Slumber Artist = Delays/The Veils from Album = Stop Me if You Think You ve Heard This One Before... Released = 17th November, 2003 Format = 7 Recorded = Genre = Alternative Length = Label = Rough Trade …

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  • 13 Ghost Light (Doctor Who) — 153[1] – Ghost Light Doctor Who serial The Doctor muses about the events of Ghost Light …

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  • 14 The Slumber Party — Episodio de Bob Esponja Título La Pijamada Latinoamérica Episodio nº 110b Temporada 6 Emisión …

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  • 15 Guiding Light (song) — Single infobox | Name = Guiding Light | Artist = The Veils from Album = The Runaway Found B side = Need Is Water Death Co. Released = July 28 2003 Format = 7 , CD Recorded = Genre = Indie rock Length = Label = Rough Trade Producer = Bernard… …

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  • 16 Street Light (Photographic Collection) — For the devices used to illuminate streets, see Street light. Street Light (Photographic Collection) is a massive photographic documentation of Sydney, Australia after dark.The project was started in 1986 by Australian photographer Robert James… …

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  • 17 Dreamlands — The Dreamlands is a fictional location in the Dream Cycle of H. P. Lovecraft. It is also the setting for a number of pastiches written by other authors.The Dreamlands is a vast, alternate dimension that can be entered through dreams, similar to… …

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  • 18 doze — I. v. n. Slumber, drowse, nap, sleep lightly, be half asleep, be drowsy. II. n. Light sleep, drowse, nap, light slumber …

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  • 19 drowse — I. verb (drowsed; drowsing) Etymology: probably akin to Gothic driusan to fall more at dreary Date: 1573 intransitive verb 1. to be inactive 2. to fall into a light slumber transitive verb 1. to make drowsy or inactive …

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  • 20 SpongeBob SquarePants (season 6) — SpongeBob SquarePants Season 6 SpongeBob SquarePants, Season 6 Volume 1 Country of origin USA …

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