Definitions of lid

  1. headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye; "his lids would stay open no longer" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening of a container Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. That which covers the opening of a vessel or box, etc.; a movable cover; as, the lid of a chest or trunk. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The cover of the eye; an eyelid. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The cover of the spore cases of mosses. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A calyx which separates from the flower, and falls off in a single piece, as in the Australian Eucalypti. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The top of an ovary which opens transversely, as in the fruit of the purslane and the tree which yields Brazil nuts. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A movable cover closing an opening, as of a box; top; the cover of the eye. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. 1. A movable cover. 2. An eyelid, granular lids, granular conjunctivitis, trachoma. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  11. A cover: that which shuts a vessel: the cover of the eye. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. A cover; cover of the eye. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. A movable cover; eye lid. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A cover; that which shuts a vessel or box; the cover of the eye, or eye-lid. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. A movable cover; the cover of the eye. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. lid, n. a cover: that which shuts a vessel: the cover of the eye.--adjs. LID'DED, having a lid or lids; LID'LESS, without lid or lids. [A.S. hlid (Dut. lid)--hlídan, to cover.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  17. Hinged or detached cover for aperture, esp. for opening at top of vessel; eyelid; (Bot., Conch.) operculum. Hence (-)lidded, lidless, aa. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  18. A movable covering, especially the cartilaginous, cutaneous, and mucous covering of the eye. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  19. n. [Anglo-Saxon] A cover of a vessel or box;— the cover of the eye; the eyelid. Cabinet Dictionary

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