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lid

 
 
pronunciation:
lId
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cover for a container that can be opened or removed.
I cut my finger on the lid of the can.
 
synonyms:
cap, top
similar words:
cork, cover, plug, stopper
definition 2: a fold of skin and muscle that can be closed over the eye; eyelid.
The dust made the lids of my eyes itch.
synonyms:
eyelid
derivation: lidded (adj.)