Definition of Sleepings

1. sleeping [n] - See also: sleeping

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleepings

sleeping giants
sleeping hibiscus
sleeping lions
sleeping off
sleeping partner
sleeping pill
sleeping pills
sleeping policeman
sleeping policemen
sleeping room
sleeping sickness
sleeping tablet
sleeping tablets
sleeping together
sleepless person

Literary usage of Sleepings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"Where is the uncompromising realist who could transfer to his page all the sleepings and wakings, all the meals — the whole physiological life, in fact, ..."

2. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1899)
"Days were so many sleepings and wakings. In the absence of more minute divisions of the day, there were only those that were marked by sunrise, noon, ..."

3. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1908)
"... "man-child" or the soul is represented as having always existed, as having come up a labyrinthian pathway marked by successive wakings and sleepings. ..."

4. Tracts and Other Papers Relating Principally to the Origin, Settlement, and by Peter Force (1844)
"... dayes hatching by themselves, that you may the better understand their severall sicknesses or sleepings, which are foure in the time of their feeding. ..."

5. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... sicknesses or sleepings, which are foure in the time of their feeding. The first commonly some twelue daies after they are hatched, and from that time ..."

6. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1893)
"... the oaths and the maledictions; what the sleepings and wakings, and all the other sacredly moulded shapes of symbolic divine representation. ..."

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