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Definition of LID

3 definitions found:

Lid \Lid\ (l[i^]d), n. [AS. hlid, fr. hl[imac]dan (in comp.) to cover, shut; akin to OS. hl[imac]dan (in comp.), D. lid lid, OHG. hlit, G. augenlid eyelid, Icel. hli[eth] gate, gateway. [root]40.] [1913 Webster]
     1. That which covers the opening of a vessel or box, etc.; a movable cover; as, the lid of a chest or trunk. [1913 Webster]

     2. The cover of the eye; an eyelid. --Shak.
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              Tears, big tears, gushed from the rough soldier's lid.                                  --Byron. [1913 Webster]

     3. (Bot.)
        (a) The cover of the spore cases of mosses. (b) A calyx which separates from the flower, and falls off in a single piece, as in the Australian {Eucalypti}. (c) The top of an ovary which opens transversely, as in the fruit of the purslane and the tree which yields Brazil nuts. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

62 Moby Thesaurus words for "lid":
     baby blues, banjo eyes, bright eyes, bung, cap, chapeau, check valve, clear eyes, cock, cork, cornea, cover, coverchief, eye, eyeball, eyelid, faucet, goggle eyes, handkerchief, hat, headcloth, headdress, headgear, headpiece, headtire, headwear, iris, kerchief, lens, millinery, naked eye, nictitating membrane, oculus, operculum, optic, optic nerve, orb, organ of vision, peeper, peg, pin, plug, popeyes, pupil, retina, saucer eyes, sclera, sea cock, spigot, spike, spile, spill, starry orbs, stop, stopgap, stopper, stopple, tap, top, unaided eye, valve, visual organ

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]

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