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English

Etymology

Old English hlid, from Germanic *hliðo-m. Cognate with Dutch lid, German (Augen)lid ‘eyelid’.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lid

Plural
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lid ({{{1}}})
  1. top or cover of a container
  2. (slang) a cap or hat
  3. (slang) one ounce of cannabis
  4. (surfing slang, mainly Australia) bodyboard or bodyboarder
    the rest of us managed to dodge out of control lid riders — Kneelo Knews August 2003 [1]
    Mal rider, shortboard or lid everyone surfs like a kook sometimes. — realsurf.com message board 2001 [2]
  5. (slang) a motorcyclist's crash helmet

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Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

lid m.

  1. people

Derived terms


Danish

Noun

lid

  1. trust

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

lid n. (plural leden, diminutive lidje)

  1. member (of a group)
  2. member (extremity of a body)

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *lith-, whence also Old English liþ, Old Norse liðr

Noun

lid

  1. member

Spanish

Etymology

Latin lis; see also litigate

Noun

lid f.

  1. lawsuit
  2. fight

Swedish

Verb form

lid

  1. imperative of lida

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