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  1. dog days

    • IPA[ˈdôɡ ˈˌdāz]

    美式

    • plural
      the hottest period of the year (reckoned in antiquity from the heliacal rising of Sirius, the Dog Star).;a period of inactivity or sluggishness
    • 釋義

    plural

    • 1. literary the hottest period of the year (reckoned in antiquity from the heliacal rising of Sirius, the Dog Star).
    • literary a period of inactivity or sluggishness in August the baseball races are in the dog days