Recent Examples of doze from the Web
Layla was dozing at their home in Gaza City when a call went up: A bus was waiting, outside a nearby mosque, to take residents to the border fence, where the protest was raging.
Giroux scored his first playoff goal in 12 games near the end of the first period, which woke the dozing Penguins for the rest of the evening.
People who sleep while wearing contacts that aren’t safe for dozing are at a higher risk of developing corneal infections (infections of the transparent layer on the front of your eye) than those who don’t.
If anyone started to doze off, participants said they were sprayed with water.
But dozing off isn't just for humans, or even mammals more generally.
The Bulldogs’ lead quickly became 2-0 just two minutes into the second quarter when Elias Hutchinson bull-dozed through traffic to find the back of the net.
Eight hours after getting up in Vieques, Garcia dozed in one of the pink reclining chairs lining the walls of the treatment room in Humacao, still only halfway through his four-hour dialysis treatment.
Nearby, Momo dozes on a couch, her head resting on Deirdre's shoulder.
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DOZE Defined for Kids
Definition of doze for Students
- The baby soon fell asleep and Shlemiel dozed too, still rocking the cradle with his foot.
- —Isaac Bashevis Singer, Zlateh the Goat
- I dozed off on the couch.
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