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Meaning of LID

Pronunciation:  lid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
  2. [n]  a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening of a container
  3. [n]  either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer"
 

LID is a 3 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: chapeau, eyelid, hat, palpebra
 
 See Also: bearskin, beaver, boater, bonnet, bowler, bowler hat, box, brim, busby, campaign hat, cavalier hat, chest, cilium, cocked hat, conjunctiva, cover, cowboy hat, crown, deerstalker, derby, dress hat, dunce cap, dunce's cap, eye, eyelash, fedora, felt hat, fool's cap, fur hat, hatband, headdress, headgear, high hat, homburg, jar, lash, leghorn, lock, millinery, oculus, opera hat, optic, Panama, Panama hat, peeper, pith hat, pith helmet, plug hat, poke bonnet, porkpie, porkpie hat, protective fold, sailor, shako, shovel hat, silk hat, skimmer, slouch hat, sombrero, sou'wester, Stetson, stovepipe, straw hat, sun helmet, ten-gallon hat, titfer, top, top hat, topee, topi, topper, toque, trilby, trunk lid, tyrolean, woman's hat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lid\ (l[i^]d), n. [AS. hlid, fr. hl[=i]dan (in comp.) to
cover, shut; akin to OS. hl[=i]dan (in comp.), D. lid lid,
OHG. hlit, G. augenlid eyelid, Icel. hli[eth] gate, gateway.
[root]40.]
1. That which covers the opening of a vessel or box, etc.; a
   movable cover; as, the lid of a chest or trunk.

2. The cover of the eye; an eyelid. --Shak.

         Tears, big tears, gushed from the rough soldier's
         lid.                                  --Byron.

3. (Bot.)
   (a) The cover of the spore cases of mosses.
   (b) A calyx which separates from the flower, and falls off
       in a single piece, as in the Australian {Eucalypti}.
   (c) The top of an ovary which opens transversely, as in
       the fruit of the purslane and the tree which yields
       Brazil nuts.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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
 

 

 

 

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