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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 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

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?

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.
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Peter Blum se briewe getuig weer van 'n skrywer se angs weens die feit dat hy nie 'n literere tuiste kon vind nie.
Phillip Jamie Renshall's career could now be put back by five years, Flintshire magistrates' at Mold weer told.
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Het Hoornse gemeentebestuur kwam tot een verstandig compromis: het beeld staat er weer, met toelichting erbij, en zelfs een QR-code die ter plekke kan worden gescand.
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