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Canicular days

noun
1.
The hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity.  Synonyms: canicule, dog days.






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"Canicular days" Quotes from Famous Books



... in the said room, there being certain new glass in the crucibles of the said furnace, which the said Zorzi, called the Ballarin, was to keep hot a certain number of days. And now in the torrid heat of summer, the canicular days being at hand, the furnaces in the glass-house of the said Angelo have been extinguished. But this Zorzi, called the Ballarin, although he has removed from the furnace of the said Angelo the glass which was to be kept hot, does insolently and defiantly ...
— Marietta - A Maid of Venice • F. Marion Crawford



Words linked to "Canicular days" :   period, summer, time period, period of time, summertime, dog days, canicule



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