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lie-in1

[lahy-in] /ˈlaɪˌɪn/
noun
1.
a protest demonstration in which participants lie down in a public place against regulations and resist being moved.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; see lie2, -in3

lie-in2

[lahy-in] /ˈlaɪˌɪn/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
an act or instance of staying in bed longer than usual, especially in the morning.
Origin
1865-70; noun use of verb phrase lie in
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British Dictionary definitions for lie-in

lie in

verb (intransitive, adverb)
1.
to remain in bed late in the morning
2.
to be confined in childbirth
noun
3.
a long stay in bed in the morning
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