sandman

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

sand +‎ -man

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈsænd.mæn/
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Noun[edit]

sandman (plural sandmen)

  1. A legendary figure who is said to bring good sleep and dreams by sprinkling sand into people's eyes.
  2. Used as a symbol of the passage of time toward death.

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