Lidless Lid"less (l[i^]d"l[e^]s), a. Having no lid, or not covered with the lids, as the eyes; hence, sleepless; watchful. [1913 Webster]

A lidless watcher of the public weal. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lidless — index open (unclosed) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lidless — [lid′lis] adj. 1. without a lid 2. without eyelids 3. Old Poet. not closed; watchful: said of the eyes …   English World dictionary

  • lidless — adjective 1. not having or covered with a lid or lids a lidless container • Ant: ↑lidded 2. having no lid a lidless container • Similar to: ↑topless 3. always watchful …   Useful english dictionary

  • lidless — lid ► NOUN 1) a removable or hinged cover for the top of a container. 2) an eyelid. DERIVATIVES lidded adjective lidless adjective. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • lidless — adjective Date: 14th century 1. having no lid 2. archaic watchful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lidless — /lid lis/, adj. 1. (of objects) without a lid. 2. (of eyes) without or as if without lids. 3. watchful, as with unblinking eyes; vigilant. [1515 25; LID + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • lidless — adjective without a lid …   Wiktionary

  • lidless — adj. without a cover, having no lid; without eyelids; watchful, vigilant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lidless — lid·less …   English syllables

  • lidless — lid•less [[t]ˈlɪd lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) without or as if without lids 2) watchful, as with unblinking eyes; vigilant • Etymology: 1515–25 …   From formal English to slang

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