What does the word slumber mean?

Usage examples for slumber

  1. When her maid roused her from the slumber that came long after the sun was up, she immediately called for the morning papers. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. She was tired out, for the day had been full of excitement, but it was quite into the small hours before her tired eyes were closed in heavy slumber. – Good Luck by L. T. Meade
  3. Even when she did sleep, her slumber was disturbed by bad dreams. – Clematis by Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb
  4. She finally quietly left the side of her sleeping husband, and knelt before the Lord in prayer; and then, returning to bed, soon fell into a peaceful slumber. – From Wealth to Poverty by Austin Potter
  5. Not from a slumber have ye wakened me, Trust me, I many an anxious tear have shed, And many a path have tried in wandering thought. – Specimens of Greek Tragedy Aeschylus and Sophocles by Goldwin Smith

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