(?), n. 1. One who idles; one who spends his time in inaction; a lazy person; a sluggard.
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2. (Naut.) One who has constant day duties on board ship, and keeps no regular watch. Totten.
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3. (Mach.) An idle wheel or pulley. See under Idle.





} (?), n. Idleness. [Archaic] "In ydlesse." Spenser.
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And an idlesse all the day
Beside a wandering stream.
Mrs. Browning.
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