Slumbered
Slumber Slum"ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slumbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slumbering}.] [OE. slombren, slumberen, slumeren, AS. slumerian, fr. sluma slumber; akin to D. sluimeren to slumber, MHG. slummern, slumen, G. schlummern, Dan. slumre, Sw. slumra, Goth. slawan to be silent.] 1. To sleep; especially, to sleep lightly; to doze. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

He that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. --Ps. cxxi. 4. [1913 Webster]

2. To be in a state of negligence, sloth, supineness, or inactivity. ``Why slumbers Pope?'' --Young. [1913 Webster]


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