doze

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Doze \Doze\, noun A light sleep; a drowse. --Tennyson.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Doze \Doze\ (d[=o]z), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Dozed} (d[=o]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dozing}.] [Prob. akin to daze, dizzy: cf. Icel. d[=u]sa to doze, Dan. d["o]se to make dull, heavy, or drowsy, d["o]s dullness, drowsiness, d["o]sig drowsy, AS. dw[=ae]s dull, stupid, foolish. [root]71. Cf. {Dizzy}.] To slumber; to sleep lightly; to be in a dull or stupefied condition, as if half asleep; to be drowsy.

If he happened to doze a little, the jolly cobbler waked him. --L'Estrange.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Doze \Doze\, verb (used with an object)

1. To pass or spend in drowsiness; as, to doze away one's time.

2. To make dull; to stupefy. [Obs.]

I was an hour . . . in casting up about twenty sums, being dozed with much work. --Pepys.

They left for a long time dozed and benumbed. --South.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

doze

noun

1: a light fitful sleep [syn: {doze}, {drowse}]

verb

1: sleep lightly or for a short period of time [syn: {snooze}, {drowse}, {doze}]


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