Crossword clues for lid
- Flat top
- Lash holder
- Cornea cover
- Tupperware topper
- Tupperware top
- Either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
- A movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening of a container
- Headdress that protects the head from bad weather
- Has shaped crown and usually a brim
- Repressive force
- Trunk part
- Top of a can
- Pupil's cover
- Pupil's protector
- Eye cover
- Pot's cover
- It may be flipped
- Pot topper
- Kettle topper
- Top of a carton
- Cookware item
- Box top
- Movable cover
- Recipient of eye shadow
- Scuttle part
- Official curb
- Keep the ___ on (suppress)
- Boater or stovepipe
- Noted resort
- Jar top
- Jack-in-the-box part
- Pot top
- Jar part
- Slangy hat
- Topper for 60-Across
- Something to flip
- Coffee-to-go necessity
- Something flipped
- Hat, slangily
- Coffee-to-go need
- Can topper
- Pot's top
- Upper limit
- Eye protector
- Hamper part
- Tupperware piece
- Hat, informally
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lid \Lid\ (l[i^]d), n. [AS. hlid, fr. hl[=i]dan (in comp.) to cover, shut; akin to OS. hl[=i]dan (in comp.), D. lid lid, OHG. hlit, G. augenlid eyelid, Icel. hli[eth] gate, gateway.
That which covers the opening of a vessel or box, etc.; a movable cover; as, the lid of a chest or trunk.
The cover of the eye; an eyelid.
Tears, big tears, gushed from the rough soldier's lid.
The cover of the spore cases of mosses.
A calyx which separates from the flower, and falls off in a single piece, as in the Australian Eucalypti.
The top of an ovary which opens transversely, as in the fruit of the purslane and the tree which yields Brazil nuts.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-13c., from Old English hlid "lid, cover, opening, gate," from Proto-Germanic *khlithan (cognates: Old Norse hlið "gate, gap," Swedish lid "gate," Old French hlid, Middle Dutch lit, Dutch lid, Old High German hlit "lid, cover"), from PIE root *klei- "to lean" (see lean (v.)), with here perhaps the sense of "that which bends over." Meaning "eyelid" is from early 13c. Slang sense of "hat, cap" is attested from 1896. Slang phrase put a lid on "clamp down on, silence, end" is from 1906.
n. 1 The top or cover of a container. 2 (lb en slang) A cap or hat. 3 (lb en slang) One ounce of cannabis. 4 (lb en surfing slang chiefly Australia) A bodyboard or bodyboarder. 5 (lb en slang) A motorcyclist's crash helmet. 6 (lb en slang) In amateur radio, an incompetent operator. 7 (lb en abbreviation) eyelid. vb. To put a lid on something.
a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening of a container
A lid, also known as a cap, is part of a container, and serves as the cover or seal, usually one that completely closes the object. A lid is often a type of closure.
Lid or LID may refer to:
- Lid (container), a cover or seal for a container
Usage examples of "lid".
He could feel the points abrading his skin and saw stars for a moment behind his closed lids.
The disastrous period of the Hyksos domination in Egypt has left but one trace at Knossos, but that is of peculiar interest, for it is the lid of an alabastron bearing the name of the Hyksos King Khyan.
They had only a little round opening on the top, closed with an aluminium lid, which fitted exactly like the lid of a milk-can.
Glumly he dug the large bottle out of his pocket, pried off the lid, and poured a fistful of antacid tablets into his palm.
Then those aquamarine pools would go dark, the lids would squeeze closed.
The face was of pure gold, the eyes were made of aragonite and obsidian, the brows and lids of lapis-lazuli glass.
This air is enhanced by the presence of five aspidistras, placed in a row on the top of the bunting, which has been stretched across the top, over the opening and the turned-back lid, tightly fixed to the edges with drawing pins, and allowed to fall in artistic festoons down the sides and in a sort of valance-like effect across the front.
Miss Azimuth, waiting for the change, chose that moment to pull back the lid of her left eye.
Rather less than fifteen minutes later both damsels crept down the stairs, one clutching a portmanteau and a bandbox from under whose lid a scrap of muslin flounce protruded, the other clasping in both arms a bulky receptacle made of plaited straw.
They were nearing his town house in Clarence Square in the West End of London, when the bandbox lid began to move.
Gloria Garton lowered her bepurpled lids and cast a queenly stare of suspicion on the young detective.
The biologist pressed the switch, the lid closed and immediately five or six of the black monsters fastened on to the zirconium covered tank.
As the Princess lifted the lid of her white piano in the ring while Mignon flounced her lacy skirts, Buffo, babbling obscenities, was loaded into a waiting cab, leaving the circus for the last time, as he had never done before, in the way that gentlemen did, by the front entrance.
The lid of the kettle was of heavy cast iron, and fitted tightly, but McCoy now plastered it about with clay before he filled his sawn calabash with water and stood a pewter half-pint on a rock, where it would catch the drip from the coil.
He despised the musicians, playing citoles, lyres, pipes that curled like the necks of swans, and what looked like the lid of a trash can.