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Lie-in   /laɪ-ɪn/   Listen
Lie-in

noun
1.
A long stay in bed in the morning.






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"Lie-in" Quotes from Famous Books



... that nothing but breakfast intervened between bed and eleven o'clock chapel—a gap by no means easy to fill up: in fact, though received with the correct amount of grumbling, the first lecture instituted by the Doctor shortly afterwards was a great boon to the School. It was lie-in-bed, and no one was in a hurry to get up, especially in rooms where the sixth-form boy was a good-tempered fellow, as was the case in Tom's room, and allowed the small boys to talk and laugh and do pretty much what they pleased, so long as they didn't ...
— Tom Brown's Schooldays • Thomas Hughes



Words linked to "Lie-in" :   repose, Great Britain, UK, United Kingdom, Britain, rest, ease, U.K., United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, relaxation



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