Sleeping Beauty

noun

: a princess of a fairy tale who is wakened from an enchanted sleep by the kiss of a prince

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Word History

First Known Use

1729, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Sleeping Beauty was in 1729

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“Sleeping Beauty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sleeping%20Beauty. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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