Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To take a light nap; doze.
  • noun A brief light sleep.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To slumber; take a short nap.
  • noun A short nap.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb colloq. To doze; to drowse; to take a short nap; to slumber.
  • noun colloq. A short sleep; a nap.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To sleep, especially briefly; to nap.
  • verb transitive To pause; to postpone for a short while.
  • noun A period of sleep; a nap.
  • noun Something boring.

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

  • verb sleep lightly or for a short period of time
  • noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)

Etymologies

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

Origin unknown.

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