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sleepy head

A playful name for one who is tired. Get up, sleepy head, or else we'll be late! You're clearly dozing off, so why don't you go to bed, sleepy head?
See also: head
References in classic literature ?
How many miles could you make in those few brief hours, with the darling at your bosom,--the little sleepy head on your shoulder,--the small, soft arms trustingly holding on to your neck?
He made all-- Thorn for the camel, fodder for the kine, And mother's heart for sleepy head, O little son of mine!
Often before had it supported his sleepy head, and now he leaned back to enjoy the forbidden pleasure of a cat nap.
Thursday 2nd January 1919 Sgt Chisholm describes leaving the camp - but he's not home yet I was just semi-conscious when I was rudely awakened by a bump from under my hammock, and I found myself in the arms of three Marines, who could hardly keep hold of me for laughing, they said that was the way they treated all sleepy heads in the Navy but they allowed the culprit to fall onto the deck, so they put me down.
SLEEPY HEADS St Johnstone's George Williams and Carl McHugh of Motherwell fight to stay awake
The first floor offers sleepy heads a choice of three double bedrooms, one of which is classed as the master bedroom with an en-suite.
The "Calling all Weather Warriors, Sleepy Heads and Jetsetters!" feature generates notifications when a user may be at risk for possible exposure to the common cold.
Across the road on the opposite sidewalk, unaware that a new occupant was sharing the streets with her, sat a 25-year-old Syrian beggar who hesitatingly identified herself as Salma, resting, her three kids' sleepy heads on her lap.
Ask them about going to bed early so they could get up early and go to do their jobs, and compare it to the most of the sleepy heads resting in their offices during the holy month.
In 1991, I wrote a column about Paul Mullaney when he retired from the District Court bench, recalling that he'd drive us to Notre Dame Academy and fill our sleepy heads with Worcester history -- the people, the streets, the buildings.
New York, Mar 14 ( ANI ): A new alarm-clock app rouses sleepy heads by making them solve complicated math equations, logic games and other puzzles.
Whether it was strong words from Clarke or the use of a sledgehammer to wake up a few sleepy heads, Albion came out with drive, intensity and a willingness to take some responsibility.
Inspired by Central America, the Altuza range features bold zig-zag patterns in citrus shades and is designed to leave sleepy heads feeling refreshed and revitalised.
I had read them their favourite stories and kissed their sleepy heads. I hoped they would not wake when I killed their father.