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Definition of Waking
WakingWake Wake, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wakedor Woke (?); p. pr. &
vb. n. Waking.] [AS. wacan, wacian; akin to OFries. waka,
OS. wak?n, D. waken, G. wachen, OHG. wahh?n, Icel. vaka, Sw.
vaken, Dan. vaage, Goth. wakan, v. i., uswakjan, v. t., Skr.
v[=a]jay to rouse, to impel. ????. Cf. Vigil, Wait, v.
i., Watch, v. i.]
1. To be or to continue awake; to watch; not to sleep.
The father waketh for the daughter. --Ecclus.
Though wisdom wake, suspicion sleeps. --Milton.
I can not think any time, waking or sleeping,
without being sensible of it. --Locke.
2. To sit up late festive purposes; to hold a night revel.
The king doth wake to-night, and takes his rouse,
Keeps wassail, and the swaggering upspring reels.
3. To be excited or roused from sleep; to awake; to be
awakened; to cease to sleep; -- often with up.
He infallibly woke up at the sound of the concluding
doxology. --G. Eliot.
4. To be exited or roused up; to be stirred up from a
dormant, torpid, or inactive state; to be active.
Gentle airs due at their hour To fan the earth now
Then wake, my soul, to high desires. --Keble.
Waking Wak"ing, n.
1. The act of waking, or the state or period of being awake.
2. A watch; a watching. [Obs.] ``Bodily pain . . . standeth
in prayer, in wakings, in fastings.' --Chaucer.
In the fourth waking of the night. --Wyclif
Meaning of Waking from wikipedia
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(band), an alternative
rock band The Waking
, a poem written
- "The Waking
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by Theodore Roethke
in 1953 in the form of a villanelle. It is a self-reflexive poem that describes waking
up from sleep...
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of philosophical issues
Up may refer
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Up (Topper Headon
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Ned (titled Waking
America) is a 1998 comedy
film by English writer
Kirk Jones. It stars
Ian Bannen, David
is the second studio album
by American heavy metal
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Gordon, and starring Billy Crudup
Connelly. The screenplay
by Robert Dillon
the Dead may refer
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the Dead (novel), a novel
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- perception while counting during
a lucid dream
the same as during waking
life. Lucid dreamers counted
out ten seconds while
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and hunger. The Watergate Scandal
had a powerful effect
up a somewhat dormant Congress which investigated presidential
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