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This week's theme: words related to sleep.
lychnobite (LIK-nuh-byt) noun
One who works at night and sleeps during the day.
[From Greek lychnos (lamp) + bios (life).]
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"Before the enfeebled of the dull-eyed lychnobite of the press could succumb to its influence, the cheerful voice of the magician awoke him." Observer Journal (Dunkirk, New York); Nov 5, 1887.
Crown: A headgear that makes the head superfluous. -Gabriel Laub, author (1928-1998)
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