doze


doze
doze1
/dohz/, v., dozed, dozing, n.
v.i.
1. to sleep lightly or fitfully.
2. to fall into a light sleep unintentionally (often fol. by off): He dozed off during the sermon.
3. to sleep for a short time; nap.
4. to be dull or half asleep.
v.t.
5. to pass or spend (time) in drowsiness (often fol. by away): He dozed away the afternoon.
n.
6. a light or fitful sleep; nap.
[1640-50; orig. (now obs.) to stupefy, make drowsy; cf. Scots, N England dial. dozened, ME (Scots) dosnyt, dosinnit stupefied, dazed; akin to ON dusa rest, Sw dial. dusa doze, slumber, MLG dusen to be thoughtless; cf. DAZE]
Syn. 6. snooze, siesta, catnap, forty winks.
doze2
/dohz/, v.t., v.i., dozed, dozing.
Informal. to clear or level with a bulldozer.
[1940-45; shortened form of BULLDOZE]

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