sunbeam


sunbeam
sunbeamed, sunbeamy, adj.
/sun"beem'/, n.
1. a beam or ray of sunlight.
2. Australian Slang. a dish or utensil that has not been used during a meal and so does not have to be washed.
[bef. 1000; ME sunnebem, OE sun(ne)beam. See SUN, BEAM]

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