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 for doze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Doze \Doze\ (d[=o]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dozed (d[=o]zd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Dozing.] [Prob. akin to daze, dizzy: cf. Icel.
     d[=u]sa to doze, Dan. d["o]se to make dull, heavy, or drowsy,
     d["o]s dullness, drowsiness, d["o]sig drowsy, AS. dw[=ae]s
     dull, stupid, foolish. [root]71. Cf. Dizzy.]
     To slumber; to sleep lightly; to be in a dull or stupefied
     condition, as if half asleep; to be drowsy.
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           If he happened to doze a little, the jolly cobbler
           waked him.                               --L'Estrange.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Doze \Doze\, v. t.
     1. To pass or spend in drowsiness; as, to doze away one's
        time.
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     2. To make dull; to stupefy. [Obs.]
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              I was an hour . . . in casting up about twenty sums,
              being dozed with much work.           --Pepys.
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              They left for a long time dozed and benumbed.
                                                    --South.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Doze \Doze\, n.
     A light sleep; a drowse. --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  doze
      n 1: a light fitful sleep [syn: doze, drowse]
      v 1: sleep lightly or for a short period of time [syn: snooze,
           drowse, doze]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "doze":
     beauty sleep, beddy-bye, bedtime, blanket drill, bye-bye, catnap,
     dorm, doze off, dozy, dreamland, drop off, drowse, drowsy,
     fitful sleep, forty winks, hibernation, kip, land of Nod,
     light sleep, nap, nod off, nodding, oversleep, repose, rest,
     saw logs, saw wood, shut-eye, siesta, silken repose, sleep,
     sleep soundly, sleepland, sleepwalking, slumber, slumberland,
     slumberous, slumbery, snooze, snoozle, snoozy, snore, somnambulism,
     somniloquy, somnolent, somnus, soporific, take a nap,
     unconsciousness, winter sleep
  
  

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