Definition of Catch a wink
1. Verb. Take a siesta. "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
Generic synonyms: Catch Some Z's, Kip, Log Z's, Sleep, Slumber
Specialized synonyms: Doze, Drowse, Snooze
Derivative terms: Catnap, Nap, Nap
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Literary usage of Catch a wink
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1. The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 by Lynds. Jones, William Leon Dawson (1902)
"At such times, too, I have seen a few standing stock still for a quarter of an hour at a stretch, evidently to catch a wink of sleep along with their sun ..."
2. History of the American Field Service in France, ʻFriends of France", 1914-1917 by James William Davenport Seymour (1920)
"There is a cellar at the Verdun paste 'where the boys can catch a wink of sleep, if possible, between trips. ..."
3. Letters from Two Brothers Serving in the War for the Union to Their Family by Warren Hapgood Freeman, Eugene Harrison Freeman (1871)
"We halted about daylight, and rested a couple of hours to get breakfast and catch a wink of sleep. We then marched some two or three miles and halted in a ..."