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the sandman

noun [S] uk   us   /ˈsænd.mæn/ child's word
an imaginary man who spreads sand that makes children rub their eyes and go to sleep
Translations of “the sandman”
in Chinese (Traditional) (童話中在孩子眼上撒沙使其入睡的)睡魔…
in Chinese (Simplified) (童话中在孩子眼上撒沙使其入睡的)睡魔…
(Definition of the sandman from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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