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Noun: lid  lid
  1. Either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
    "his lids would stay open no longer";
    - eyelid, palpebra
  2. A movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.
    "he raised the piano lid"
  3. [informal] Headgear that is worn for warmth, to protect the head, or as a fashion or uniform item
    - hat, chapeau

Derived forms: lids

Type of: cover, headdress, headgear, protective fold, top

Part of: box, chest, eye, jar, oculus, optic

Encyclopedia: Lid, Khirbat