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Dog days

Dog´ days`
1.A period of from four to six weeks, in the summer, variously placed by almanac makers between the early part of July and the early part of September; canicular days; - so called in reference to the rising in ancient times of the Dog Star (Sirius) with the sun. Popularly, the sultry, close part of the summer; metaphorically, a period of inactivity.
Noun1.dog days - the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity
broiling sun, canicular days, fair weather, good old summertime, growing season, heat wave, high summer, hot wave, hot weather, humid weather, midday sun, midsummer, muggy weather, stuffy weather, sultry weather, summer, summertide, summertime, sunshiny weather, vertical rays, warm weather
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