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lidless

[lid-lis] /ˈlɪd lɪs/
adjective
1.
(of objects) without a lid.
2.
(of eyes) without or as if without lids.
3.
watchful, as with unblinking eyes; vigilant.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; lid + -less
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  • Pressing lidless eyes and waiting for a knock upon the door.
  • There is a parable about a frog becoming boiled slowly, in a lidless pot of water.
  • lidless idlers among us are becoming noticeably few.
British Dictionary definitions for lidless

lidless

/ˈlɪdlɪs/
adjective
1.
having no lid or top
2.
(of animals) having no eyelids
3.
(archaic) vigilant and watchful
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