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go wee-wee

To urinate. This phrase is typically used with children. Sweetheart, do you have to go pee-pee before we leave the house?
See also: go

since Adam was a wee lad

For a very long time. An allusion to Adam, the first human created by God in the Bible. What does Grandma mean when she says she's been teaching third grade since Adam was a wee lad?
See also: Adam, lad, since, wee

the wee hours (of the night/morning)

The very early hours after midnight. I was studying for the exam until the wee hours of the morning, and now I can barely keep my eyes open! We all danced until the wee hours of the night. I love the wee hours, when few are awake and one can be alone with one's thoughts.
See also: hour, night, wee

the wee small hours (of the night/morning)

The very early hours after midnight. I was studying for the exam until the wee small hours of the morning, and now I can barely keep my eyes open! We all danced until the wee small hours of the night. I love the wee small hours, when few are awake and one can be alone with one's thoughts.
See also: hour, night, small, wee

the small hours (of the night)

 and the wee hours (of the night)
the hours immediately after midnight. The dance went on into the small hours of the night. Jim goes to bed in the wee hours and gets up at lunchtime.
See also: hour, small

small hours

Also, wee hours. The hours following midnight, as in I stayed up working through the small hours, or The parents didn't come home until the wee hours. The adjectives small and wee both refer to the low numbers of those hours (one o'clock, two o'clock, etc.). [c. 1830]
See also: hour, small

the small hours

or

the wee hours

COMMON The small hours or the wee hours is the time from one o'clock in the morning until about five or six o'clock in the morning. They were arrested in the small hours of Saturday morning. That first night back, Jennifer and I sat up in bed talking into the wee hours.
See also: hour, small

the (wee) small hours

the early hours of the morning immediately after midnight.
See also: hour, small

wee hours

The early hours of the morning right after midnight: "post-disco electronic rhythms that propel clubgoers into the wee hours" (Jon Pareles).
See also: hour, wee

go wee-wee

To urinate.
See also: go
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Wee Jimmy says: "How can he sleep at night?" P.S Wee Jimmy knew his first marriage was doomed right from the start.
Lim who is also DAP secretary-general said he will only debate Wee if the latter agrees to stand for election in Bagan in GE14.
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong today called Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng a coward for failing to address concerns surrounding the controversial RM6.3 million undersea tunnel project.
IT'S been a tough week for my Kirkcaldy correspondent Wee Jimmy.
New York, NY, October 09, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Wee Web (www.wee-web.com), the social networking site for today's parents launches My Wee Web, an open invitation to parents asking them to share what is important to them as a parent online today.
Good luck wee soldier, you are a very brave boy - Rosie XXX.
AS Scottish Television sports presenter Wee Jim Delahunt might say - this is what you call a real needle match!