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Sleeping Beauty

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  • proper n. A fairy tale originally titled La Belle au bois dormant by Charles Perrault.
  • proper n. The main character in this story, who is in unbroken slumber under a magical spell, awaiting the kiss of a prince.
  • proper n. A transposon used in genetic engineering

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The wood-sorrel, Oxalis Acetosella.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who is sleeping soundly
  • n. fairy story: princess under an evil spell who could be awakened only by a prince's kiss
  • n. a potential takeover target that has not yet been put in play

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