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dog' days"




1. the sultry part of the summer, supposed to occur during the period that Sirius, the Dog Star, rises at the same time as the sun: now often reckoned from July 3 to August 11.
2. a period marked by lethargy, inactivity, or indolence.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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