liein

lie-in

1 [lahy-in]
noun
a protest demonstration in which participants lie down in a public place against regulations and resist being moved.

Origin:
1960–65; see lie2, -in3

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lie-in

2 [lahy-in]
noun Chiefly British.
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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