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English definition of “lie-down”


noun [S] uk   /ˌlaɪˈdaʊn/ mainly UK informal us  
a short rest, usually in or on a bed: I usually have a bit of a lie-down after lunch. She said she was going for a lie-down.
(Definition of lie-down noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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