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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A light fitful sleep v. - Sleep lightly or for a short period of time.

Usage examples (36)
  • Granny, who had been in a semi-coma, called a doze, roused herself on the big, soft couch and put her cap straight.
  • Shortly after he relapsed into a kind of doze, but now he groans again.
  • All day the Iron Shirts would ride in a kind of doze of sun and weariness.
  • Particularly interesting is the mention of "doze" mode, which I'd never heard of before. for more
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  • "Does" (present tense of do) the corral hold five "does" (several female deer) instead of five horses?
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