- n. alternative spelling of slugabed.
“But the witch-wife was standing over her and crying out: Thou art late, slug-a-bed, this fair-weather day, and the grass all spoiling for lack of the scythe.”
““I am no wife for you, a clumsy lout, a slug-a-bed, God forgive me!””
“In fact" — she grinned cheekily at him — "the last one to the rock and up to the very top of it is a shameful slug-a-bed.”
“Poor soundproofing he decided, and Mary must be entertaining callers-in which case he should not be slug-a-bed.”
“Now, slug-a-bed," he said, "you have ten minutes for your breakfast, then you will foot it to the Hall and see whether Sir Willoughby has returned or is expected.”
“Making the sun his alarm clock, he prolonged the slug-a-bed luxury.”
“But Troy, on all save market mornings, is a slug-a-bed town; and even at nine o'clock, when he issued forth after an impatient breakfast, the streets wore an unkempt, unready, unsociable air.”
“The Count cried disdainfully that I was a slug-a-bed.”
“I am no wife for you, a clumsy lout, a slug-a-bed, God forgive me!”
“How could she inveigh with due force against the sin of sloth if she were herself a slug-a-bed?”
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