sleepy dust

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sleepy dust (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Rheum crusted around the eyes from sleep.
    • 2008, Kathleen McCleary, House and Home, Hyperion Books (2008), ISBN 9781401395445, unnumbered page:
      Ellen looked at her, at her face, now serious, with traces of sleepy dust still in the corners of her eyes.
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