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English noun: lid

1. lid (body) either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye


SamplesHis lids would stay open no longer.


Synonymseyelid, palpebra


Broader (hypernym)protective fold


Part holonymcilium, conjunctiva, eyelash, lash


Part meronymeye, oculus, optic

2. lid (artifact) a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.


SamplesHe raised the piano lid.


Broader (hypernym)cover, top


Narrower (hyponym)trunk lid


Part holonymlock


Part meronymbox, chest, jar

3. lid (artifact) headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim


Synonymschapeau, hat


Broader (hypernym)headdress, headgear


Narrower (hyponym)bearskin, beaver, boater, bonnet, bowler, bowler hat, busby, campaign hat, cavalier hat, cocked hat, cowboy hat, deerstalker, derby, derby hat, dress hat, dunce cap, dunce's cap, fedora, felt hat, fool's cap, fur hat, high hat, homburg, leghorn, millinery, opera hat, Panama, Panama hat, plug hat, poke bonnet, sailor, shako, shovel hat, silk hat, skimmer, slouch hat, snap-brim hat, sombrero, sou'wester, Stetson, stovepipe, straw hat, sun hat, sunhat, ten-gallon hat, tirolean, titfer, top hat, topper, toque, trilby, tyrolean, woman's hat


Part holonymbrim, crown, hatband









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