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lie-down

n
informal Brit a brief rest lying down; a nap
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lie-down

noun rest, sleep, nap, doze, relaxation, slumber, kip (Brit. slang), snooze (informal), repose, idleness, siesta, forty winks (informal) She had gone upstairs for a lie-down
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lie-down

[ˌlaɪˈdaʊn] Ndescanso m
I must have a lie-downnecesito echarme un rato

lie-down

n (inf)Schläfchen nt (inf), → Nickerchen nt (inf); to have a lie-downein Schläfchen or Nickerchen machen (inf)

lie-down

[ˈlaɪˌdaʊn] n (Brit) (fam) → riposino
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As far as lie-downs go, that's a positively Arthurian bit of shut-eye, but, like the Sleeping Knights of Jesus, it's good to see the old slumberers back.
Two-hour lie-downs, complete with soothing music and bath oils, can be had at the Bridge Inn Hotel at Walshford, near Wetherby, West Yorkshire.