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SANDMAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sandman mean? 

SANDMAN (noun)
  The noun SANDMAN has 1 sense:

1. an elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy

  Familiarity information: SANDMAN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SANDMAN (noun)


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Meaning:

An elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("sandman" is a kind of...):

brownie; elf; gremlin; hob; imp; pixie; pixy ((folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous)


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