1. A very light state of sleep, almost awake.
    He at last fell into a slumber, and thence into a fast sleep, which detained him in that place until it was almost night. — Bunyan.
    Fast asleep? It is no matter; / Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber. — Shakespeare.
    Rest to my soul, and slumber to my eyes. — Dryden.


  1. To be in a very light state of sleep, almost awake.
  2. To be inactive or negligent.
  3. To lay to sleep.
  4. To stun; to stupefy.

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