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)
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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Set it to sleep mode via the device, your online dashboard or the Fitbit mobile app when you're ready for the land of nod, and post-snooze you will have data that measures how long you slept, the number of times you woke and how you can sleep better.
Design insiders know The Land of Nod excels at producing decor pieces with all-ages appeal.
"Consumers are looking for more sophisticated designs for their kid's room and there is definitely a focus on quality," said Michelle Kohanzo,managing director for The Land of Nod, the Crate & Barrel brandthat targets kids.
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It's a natural hormone found in the body and helps you get off to the land of nod.
While visiting the Land of Nod, people might improve their musical abilities (SN: 7/28/12, p.
To help nudge you into the land of nod there's also a sleep-inducing herbal tea from T2.
It eases you in from the land of nod over preset periods by slowly brightening the room, promoting the body's get-up-and-go hormone cortisol - very scientific.
As Chantelle held Dolly in her car seat, she looked peaceful as she visited the land of nod whilst wearing a pink top and wrapped up in a white fur blanket, the Daily Mail reported.
Once that's in, you can head back to the land of Nod.
From a waltzing melody to complement Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Swing", to a country jig for "Autumn Fires", to the moody, instrumental strains interspersed in "The Land of Nod".