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  • n. Someone who walks about in their sleep

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who walks in his sleep; a somnambulist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A somnambulist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who walks about in their sleep


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