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slumbery

[sluhm-buh-ree] /ˈslʌm bə ri/
adjective, Archaic.
Origin of slumbery
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English slombry, slomry; see slumber, -y1
Related forms
unslumbery, adjective
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  • I awoke to the 'slumbery agitation' of today's evil chances.

    A Dream of Empire William Henry Venable
  • So the passage down the full and slumbery Fal seemed nearly a soundless thing.

    Tell England Ernest Raymond

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