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licorice root | licorice stick | licorous | licour | lictor | lid | lidar | lidded | lidge | lidless | lido

lid

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20 in 18 verses (in OT : 20 in 18 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

lidn. [AS. hlid, fr. hlīdan (in comp.) to cover, shut; akin to OS. hlīdan (in comp.), D. lid lid, OHG. hlit, G. augenlid eyelid, Icel. hli gate, gateway.
  •  That which covers the opening of a vessel or box, etc.; a movable cover; as, the lid of a chest or trunk.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The cover of the eye; an eyelid.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "Tears, big tears, gushed from the rough soldier's lid."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The cover of the spore cases of mosses.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lid, n.
1 a hinged or removable cover, esp. for the top of a container.
2 = EYELID.
3 the operculum of a shell or a plant.
4 sl. a hat.

Idiom
put the lid (or tin lid) on Brit. colloq.
1 be the culmination of.
2 put a stop to. take the lid off colloq. expose (a scandal etc.).
Derivative
lidded adj. (also in comb.). lidless adj.
Etymology
OE hlid f. Gmc

THESAURUS

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

ROGET THESAURUS

lid

Covering

N covering, cover, baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin, canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri, umbrella, parasol, sunshade, veil (shade), shield, roof, ceiling, thatch, tile, pantile, pentile, tiling, slates, slating, leads, barrack, plafond, planchment, tiling, shed, top, lid, covercle, door, operculum, bulkhead, bandage, plaster, lint, wrapping, dossil, finger stall, coverlet, counterpane, sheet, quilt, tarpaulin, blanket, rug, drugget, housing, antimacassar, eiderdown, numdah, pillowcase, pillowslip, linoleum, saddle cloth, blanket cloth, tidy, tilpah, apishamore, integument, tegument, skin, pellicle, fleece, fell, fur, leather, shagreen, hide, pelt, peltry, cordwain, derm, robe, buffalo robe, cuticle, scarfskin, epidermis, clothing, mask, peel, crust, bark, rind, cortex, husk, shell, coat, eggshell, glume, capsule, sheath, sheathing, pod, cod, casing, case, theca, elytron, elytrum, involucrum, wrapping, wrapper, envelope, vesicle, corn husk, corn shuck, dermatology, conchology, testaceology, inunction, incrustation, superimposition, superposition, obduction, scale, veneer, facing, overlay, plate, silver plate, gold plate, copper plate, engobe, ormolu, Sheffield plate, pavement, coating, paint, varnish, plating, barrel plating, anointing, enamel, epitaxial deposition, vapor deposition, ground, whitewash, plaster, spackel, stucco, compo, cerement, ointment, covering, superimposed, overlaid, plated, cutaneous, dermal, cortical, cuticular, tegumentary, skinny, scaly, squamous, covered, imbricated, loricated, armor plated, ironclad, under cover, cowled, cucullate, dermatoid, encuirassed, hooded, squamiferous, tectiform, vaginate.


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