To slumber is to sleep.(verb)
When you close your eyes and fall asleep, this is an example of a time when you slumber.
The definition of a slumber is a deep sleep.(noun)
When you fall into a deep peaceful sleep, this is an example of a slumber.
See slumber in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME slumeren < OE slumerian < sluma, slumber: for IE base see slug
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verb slum·bered, slum·ber·ing, slum·bers verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English slumeren, slumberen
Origin: , frequentative of slumen, to doze
Origin: , probably from slume, light sleep
Origin: , from Old English slūma.
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