lidless

[ lid-lis ]
/ ˈlɪd lɪs /

adjective

(of objects) without a lid.
(of eyes) without or as if without lids.
watchful, as with unblinking eyes; vigilant.

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Origin of lidless

First recorded in 1515–25; lid + -less
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British Dictionary definitions for lidless

lidless
/ (ˈlɪdlɪs) /

adjective

having no lid or top
(of animals) having no eyelids
archaic vigilant and watchful
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