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See also: dog sleep

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

dog +‎ sleep

NounEdit

dogsleep (uncountable)

  1. Feigned sleep.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Addison to this entry?)
  2. (nautical) The fitful naps taken when all hands are kept up by stress.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dogsleep in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)