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{n: Cockaigne} (Middle Ages) an imaginary land of luxury and idleness

{n: carpet knight} a knight who spends his time in luxury and idleness (knighted on the carpet at court rather than on the field of battle)

{n: dolce far niente} carefree idleness

{n: faineance, idleness} the trait of being idle out of a reluctance to work

{n: groundlessness, idleness} the quality of lacking substance or value
"the groundlessness of their report was quickly recognized"

{n: idleness, idling, loafing} having no employment

{n: wild pansy, Johnny-jump-up, heartsease, love-in-idleness, pink of my John, Viola tricolor} a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived


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