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forty winks

noun plural

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  1. a short sleep after turning the boat over to the first mate, the captain went below decks for forty winks Synonyms catnap, doze, drowse, {h,1}nap, kip [chiefly British], siesta, snooze, winkRelated Words repose, rest; slumber; bed


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