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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Archaic term for wits.

Usage examples (30)
  • Thus encouraged, Mr. Appel declared that he wished he would not fry the ham to chips and boil the "daylights" out of the coffee.
  • Not dreaming of any danger in that direction, the robber only thought of guarding his "daylights" against the hornbill upon the wing.
  • That should scare the living daylights out of you.
  • Want to scare the daylights out of your neighbors? for more
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