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Drowsed
The Robert E. Howard Lexicon


“Timour drowsed on his divan over maps and charts…”

-Lord of Samarcand

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This particular story has more archaic, terse and little-used words of a mundane type than any of Howard’s other tales, marking this is a tall effort in placing the reader’s mind’s eye in a fantastical frame of reference.

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1. drowse

[drouz]

VERB

1. be half asleep; doze intermittently:

synonyms: doze • nap • catnap • rest • snooze • •

• catch some Zs

 archaic

make sleepy.

 archaic

be sluggish or inactive:

ORIGIN

late 16th cent.: back-formation from drowsy.

RELATED FORMS

drowsed (past tense)

drowsed (past participle)

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