- any long wooden, metal, or stone piece lying horizontally as a sill or footing.
- any of a number of wooden pieces, laid upon the ground or upon masonry or concrete, to which floorboards are nailed.
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If you’re a cold sleeper, many fabric options will keep you nice and toasty.Best weighted blanket: Sleep like a baby with our comfy bedding picks|PopSci Commerce Team|February 12, 2021|Popular-Science
It’s easier to break in but it’s not great for stomach sleepers, who typically need a firmer surface.Best memory foam mattress: Sleep better on one of these picks|PopSci Commerce Team|January 25, 2021|Popular-Science
Tencel, in particular, is moisture-wicking, which will aid sweaty sleepers.Best sheets: Choose the right bed linens for a good night’s sleep|Carsen Joenk|December 18, 2020|Popular-Science
It’s also fairly soft, so even stomach sleepers can prop it under their heads.The best pillow: Sleep better in any position|Carsen Joenk|December 11, 2020|Popular-Science
Montana is also a potential sleeper for the Democrats, and its turnout is currently 91 percent of its entire 2016 turnout.Where the race stands, 4 days from Election Day|Aaron Blake|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Hollywood might possibly fear North Korean sleeper cells capable of blowing up theaters that screen anti-Nork films.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But faced with a sleeper hit, HBO shockingly did not quite feel the same way.Alright ‘True Detective,’ You Got Me: Taylor Kitsch Is a Woman’s Man|Teo Bugbee|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sam Brownback—The Kansas Governor might be the sleeper in this race to crazy.How Long Can the Republicans Hide The Crazy?|Dean Obeidallah|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An accidental polyphasic sleeper, Bartiromo rests in naps rather than eight-hour chunks like the rest of us.He Bullies Kids and Calls It News|Brandy Zadrozny|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One night late that summer they put him aboard the sleeper for Winnipeg, and when he got off he asked for the Marlborough Hotel.Gordie Howe Hockey’s Greatest War Horse|W.C. Heinz|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On his return he introduced them on the Midland, both the parlour car and the sleeper.
Woman—Thou beest a sound sleeper—Wake up, and see to thy bairn, and I will gie thee both a good breakfast.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
His words mingled in my dazed mind with the sighs of the troubled sleeper and the crying of the wind about the tent.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Recovering from his fit of abstraction, Pyne, casting a final keen glance at the sleeper, walked out of the room.Dope|Sax Rohmer
With a look of intense loathing the queen bent down and laid her head on the sleeper's breast.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White