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forty winks

noun plural

Definition of FORTY WINKS

a short sleep <after turning the boat over to the first mate, the captain went below decks for forty winks>
Synonyms catnap, doze, drowse, forty winks, kip [chiefly British], siesta, snooze, wink
Related Words repose, rest; slumber; bed

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