Sloom
Sloom Sloom, n. Slumber. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • sloom — verb To soften or rot with damp. To his castle’s portal, / At the morning gloaming, / Bore they all the mortal / From the battle’s foaming, / Of the white bannered warrior knight, / Cold in his armor slooming! …   Wiktionary

  • sloom — sombololi …   Woordenlijst Sranan

  • sloom — I. ˈslüm noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English slume, sloumbe more at slumber dialect Britain : a light sleep : doze, slumber II. intransit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sloomy — Sloom y, a. Sluggish; slow. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slumber — 1. noun a very light state of sleep, almost awake 2. verb a) To be in a very light state of sleep, almost awake b) To be inactive Ant: sloom …   Wiktionary

  • slumber — slum|ber1 [ˈslʌmbə US ər] v [i]literary [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: sloom to sleep (13 19 centuries), from Old English sluma sleep ] to sleep slumber 2 slumber2 n [singular, U] also slumbers literary sleep …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slumber — literary verb sleep. noun a sleep. Derivatives slumberer noun slumberous (also slumbrous) adjective Origin ME: alt. of Scots and north. Engl. sloom, in the same sense. The b was added for ease of pronunciation …   English new terms dictionary

  • slumber — literary ► VERB ▪ sleep. ► NOUN ▪ a sleep. DERIVATIVES slumberous (also slumbrous) adjective. ORIGIN alteration of Scots and northern English sloom, in the same sense …   English terms dictionary

  • slumberous — slumber literary ► VERB ▪ sleep. ► NOUN ▪ a sleep. DERIVATIVES slumberous (also slumbrous) adjective. ORIGIN alteration of Scots and northern English sloom, in the same sense …   English terms dictionary

  • slumbrous — slumber literary ► VERB ▪ sleep. ► NOUN ▪ a sleep. DERIVATIVES slumberous (also slumbrous) adjective. ORIGIN alteration of Scots and northern English sloom, in the same sense …   English terms dictionary

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