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Crawl in   /krɔl ɪn/   Listen
Crawl in

verb
1.
Prepare for sleep.  Synonyms: bed, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, retire, sack out, turn in.  "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"






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"Crawl in" Quotes from Famous Books



... in the tent than have paid their way?" asked Joe. "Well, that always happens at a circus. Small boys will crawl in under the canvas in spite ...
— Joe Strong The Boy Fire-Eater - The Most Dangerous Performance on Record • Vance Barnum

... a pistol in one hand and a flashlight in the other, but had to stow them both away again in order to crawl in the tunnel. Grim had no weapon in sight. The two Sikhs who were to lead had stripped themselves of everything that might make a noise, but the others kept both boots and rifles, with bayonets fixed, for it did not much matter ...
— Jimgrim and Allah's Peace • Talbot Mundy

... test of a hand, the rectangular shadow is proved to be the entry to a funk-hole. They crawl in singly; and the last one, impatient, pushes the others; they become an involuntary carpet in the ...
— Under Fire - The Story of a Squad • Henri Barbusse

... eat out of my hand? Look at that ass—glad to crawl in here and nibble a crust from my table to-night! Ass!" He had halted for a second in front of the manager, but resumed his pacing with a mutter of subterranean ...
— Harlequin and Columbine • Booth Tarkington

... faithfully. After standing out their "spell," they proceeded to quietly awaken those who were scheduled to follow after them. Each fellow knew who his successor was, and it had been made a part of his duty to see that this scout was not only awakened, but on the job; after which he himself could crawl in under his blanket, and take it easy until his ...
— The Banner Boy Scouts Afloat • George A. Warren



Words linked to "Crawl in" :   get up, bunk down, bed down, turn out



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