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  • n. Slight tiredness, sleepiness

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Examples

  • Queequeg now and then affectionately throwing his brown tattooed legs over mine, and then drawing them back; so entirely sociable and free and easy were we; when, at last, by reason of our confabulations, what little nappishness remained in us altogether departed, and we felt like getting up again, though day-break was yet some way down the future.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • We had lain thus in bed, chatting and napping at short intervals, and Queequeg now and then affectionately throwing his brown tattooed legs over mine, and then drawing them back; so entirely sociable and free and easy were we; when, at last, by reason of our confabulations, what little nappishness remained in us altogether departed, and we felt like getting up again, though day-break was yet some way down the future.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Nightgown what little nappishness remained in us altogether departed, and imposed and I no more felt unduly concerned for the landlord's policy of insurance.

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