shut-eye

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Etymology[edit]

shut +‎ eye

Noun[edit]

shut-eye ‎(uncountable)

  1. (informal) Sleep.
    • 2008, William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone, Preachers Showdown,[1] Pinnacle Books, ISBN 0-7860-1838-0, page 172,
      With the night so quiet and peaceful, though, there was nothing he could do except return to camp and try to get a little shut-eye himself.

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