land of Nod


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land of Nod

Old Testament a region to the east of Eden to which Cain went after he had killed Abel (Genesis 4:14)

land of Nod

mythical land of sleep; humorous reference to biblical land in Genesis. [Am. and Br. Usage; O.T.: Genesis 4:16]
See: Sleep

land of Nod

condemned to vagabondage, Cain settles here. [O.T.: Genesis 4:16]
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Description: This recall involves The Land of Nod Follow the Herd mobile.
The Land of Nod has had three reports of collapsed chairs, including one in which a child bumped her head.
This show contained forty-five pieces based on images that Shaw has lugged back from his excursions into the Land of Nod.
One minute, he recalls, he was drifting off to the Land of Nod.
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com THIS wrist accessory will help you visit the land of nod and gently vibrates on pulse points providing acupressure to nudge you into a deep sleep.
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For she has a vast collection of sheep to count to help send her off to the land of nod.
Sad, but there's something fairytale about sleepy Mary Berrys perfecting their pithiviers while the rest of us are in the land of Nod.
The device eases you in from the land of nod over preset periods of time by slowly brightening the room.
However, quite what causes 23-year-old Tom from Torquay to do all the strange somnambulant stuff he gets up to after lights out remained as much of a mystery come the end of the programme as when it began - although I'm pretty sure trying to find out was far funnier for us watching at home than it had been for his long-suffering family back in the English Riviera In short, the majority of Tom's long, restless nights in the Land of Nod are taken up with him trying to jump, while fast asleep, out of bedroom windows - a feat he first achieved in college when he fell 30ft and landed on the patio - throw himself down flights of stairs and conduct heated arguments with someone called Mark who, by the look of it, lives under his mattress.
WAKE ME CUP AT IBROX J Gillies goes to Govan in land of nod