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  • a  not having or covered with a lid or lids
    a lidless container
  • s  having no lid
    a lidless container
  • s  always watchful
    to an eye like mine, a lidless watcher of the public weal"- Alfred Tennyson

  • A lidless, almost completely enclosed hot-water kettle which looks like an inverted mushroom.
  • She has her real moments, with her round, seemingly lidless eyes or her rumbling subway of a voice; she can pronounce a word as though bending it in two or rush feverishly about .
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  • Hubble Telescope Sees Star That May Explode Soon (Photo)
    The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of a doomed star poised to explode in a devastating supernova event. The Hubble photo of the star, known as SBW2007 1 (or SBW1 for short) reveals the star surrounded by its own expelled gas to create what appears to be a "lidless purple eye, staring back at us through space," NASA officials wrote in an image description. "The star was ...
    Jan. 14, 2014 - via Yahoo! News

  • TS Eliot in WEBCommentary
    This is what Virginia Woolf called 'extreme reality.' Anxiety is more about what TS Eliot wrote: "What shall we do now, what shall we do? Pressing lidless eyes and waiting for a knock upon the door."
  • David Hare in Broadway World
    About the selection of Ms. Cowhig's play, Mr. Hare says, "Lidless was the clear winner, an extraordinary and original attempt to show the enduring strain on the victims of the US's deployment of torture at Guantanamo."
  • Curzio Malaparte in
    ...Eastern Front, and was in the Europeiski Café in Warsaw when "suddenly I was struck with horror and realised that they had no eyelids. I had already seen soldiers with lidless eyes, on the platform of the Minsk station a few days...

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