To sleep away

To sleep away
Sleep Sleep, v. t. 1. To be slumbering in; -- followed by a cognate object; as, to sleep a dreamless sleep. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. To give sleep to; to furnish with accomodations for sleeping; to lodge. [R.] --Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster]

{To sleep away}, to spend in sleep; as, to sleep away precious time.

{To sleep off}, to become free from by sleep; as, to sleep off drunkeness or fatigue. [1913 Webster]


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