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Slumber - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)

SLUM'BER, v.i.

1. To sleep lightly; to doze. He that keepth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. Psa 121.

2. To sleep. Slumber is used as synonymous with sleep, particularly in the poetic and eloquent style.

3. To be in a state of negligence, sloth, supineness or inactivity. Why slumbers Pope?

SLUM'BER, v.t.

1. To lay to sleep.

2. To stun; to stupefy. [Little used and hardly legitimate.]

SLUM'BER, n.

1. Light sleep; sleep not deep or sound. From carelessness it shall settle into slumber, and from slumber it shall settle into a deep and long sleep.

2. Sleep; repose.

Rest to my soul, and slumber to my eyes.

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