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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having no lid or lids.
  • adj. Archaic Watchful; vigilant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. without a lid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having no lid, or not covered with the lids, as the eyes; hence, sleepless; watchful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having no lid; especially, having no eyelids; hence, poetically, incapable of closing the eyes; sleepless; perpetually vigilant.

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

  • adj. not having or covered with a lid or lids
  • adj. always watchful
  • adj. having no lid

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