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slumber party

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slumber party an overnight party of girls who dress in nightclothes and pass the night talking
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Usage

In literature:

The hunting party was soon lost in heavy slumber.
"Old Indian Days" by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
He had been out late the night before with Maud at a party, and slumber came almost instantly.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
Here were one or two dug-outs in which the party in charge of the Dump slumbered peacefully.
"The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918" by F.L. Morrison
He had been out late the night before with Maud at a party, and slumber came almost instantly.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
The guards kept a strict watch lest a lion might spring out on the slumbering party.
"Ned Garth" by W. H. G. Kingston
But even Bushnell was not made of iron, and the pipe soothed him to slumber, so the entire party slept, with no one to guard.
"Frank Merriwell Down South" by Burt L. Standish
After that the much-tried party slumbered in peace until the sun was high.
"The Fugitives" by R.M. Ballantyne
The hunting party was soon lost in heavy slumber.
"Indian Child Life" by Charles A. Eastman
It momentarily awakened party feelings which had for some time slumbered, and suspended the festivals of the winter of 1644.
"Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2)" by Sutherland Menzies
As the afternoon wore on without the appearance of the party they were expecting, they again composed themselves to slumber.
"The Boy Chums in the Forest" by Wilmer M. Ely
Scarcely had the journalist composed himself to slumber, when the ruins were invaded by the party from the palace.
"His Lordship's Leopard" by David Dwight Wells
When he awoke from his slumber of exhaustion to find the relief party gone, at first he had affected great concern.
"In the Whirl of the Rising" by Bertram Mitford
The sun was high in the heavens before any of the party were roused from their slumbers.
"Hair-Breadth Escapes" by H.C. Adams
The party broke up joyously, and happy people went home to peaceful slumbers.
"Overshadowed" by Sutton E. Griggs
For nearly an hour the entire party slumbered.
"The Automobile Girls at Palm Beach" by Laura Dent Crane
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In poetry:

And the sheep-dog will not leave them,--
Scared away, his foot all-mangled,
To his master still he presses,
And he joins the hidden party,
Joins the favorites of slumber.
"The Book Of Paradise - The Seven Sleepers" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In news:

'Seinfeld Election' A Slumber Party .
Johnny Depp was secretly hiding out in an office after leaving 25-year-old Ashley's loft after a slumber party .
In attendance at the slumber party were.
A 10-year-old girl took the stand in an Arlington courthouse Tuesday in the trial of Michael Gardner, who is accused of assaulting young girls during his daughter's slumber party last year.
Ah, time-honored slumber-party rituals: Truth or dare and scaring the crap out of each other.
Fun stuff for a great slumber party.
Lindsay Lohan, Lady Gaga and Lana Del Rey had slumber party Wednesday night at the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood, X17 reports.
Disaster strikes during Fern 's slumber party.
Grandma Thora Appreciation Day/ Fern 's Slumber Party (#216).
Slumbering India, Late for Its Own Birthday Party.
Last weekend, 14-year-old Ashley Long told her parents she was going to a slumber party.
Give your slumber party buddies these cute printed PJ pants in preparation for your next "girls' night in".
Keep your child's first slumber party or sleepover manageable by limiting guests and keeping them occupied with activities.
Get the whole crew in on the action with a family slumber party.
Throw a Family Slumber Party.
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