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the sandmannoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈsænd.mæn/ child's word
an ​imaginary man who ​spreadssand that makes ​childrenrubtheireyes and go to ​sleep
(Definition of the sandman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the sandman”
in Chinese (Simplified) (童话中在孩子眼上撒沙使其入睡的)睡魔…
in Chinese (Traditional) (童話中在孩子眼上撒沙使其入睡的)睡魔…
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