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a brief sleep

to sleep for a brief period

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a period of time spent sleeping

a soft or fuzzy surface texture

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the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave

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sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)

a card game similar to whist

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They led in the 26th minute when Surbiton forward Matt Daly converted a penalty corner but five minutes later John-John Dohmen equalised after England were caught napping as James Tindall was treated for an injury.
With five years experience of dealing with major sporting fixtures at the Millennium Stadium - many involving arch soccer and rugby rivals - the police were not going to be caught napping - and they weren't.
Izturis ran his hitting streak to 12 games with a leadoff single in the first but subsequently got caught napping and was picked off in a rundown.
That two companies viewed as national flag-bearers of their respective electronics industries should consider such a venture was taken by analysts as an admission that Sony--historically famous for its capacity to spot the next big thing-had been caught napping.
In one case, a guard caught napping was later asked to do a marathon 22-hour shift.
Bank were immediately pegged back, caught napping from the restart, as Perry completed his hat-trick reacting first from an Ellis corner.
Matthews bagged his first on 61 minutes and made the game safe just two minutes later from a superb Ryan Hall through ball, as the Nostell defence was caught napping once again.
The home defence were then caught napping as fullback Adam Nditi crossed low into the box and Islam Feruz converted from close range.
1 RANGERS took an early lead as Town were caught napping at the back.
Britain's women's volleyball coach Audrey Cooper will have her players burning the midnight oil to ensure they aren't caught napping at the Olympics.
Bookies caught napping Bill Turner maintained his good recent form and notched his fifth winner from his last 15 runners when Caught Napping kept on well to win the 5f maiden under useful claimer Darren Egan.
The home defence were caught napping when skipper Scott Kerr drove a long ball for Ashley Grimes who gave keeper Adam Bartlett no chance with his drive from ten yards.
They were then caught napping when scrum half Mike Gallimore took a quick tap penalty and scored under the posts.
However, the home side were caught napping early in the middle period and Matt Haywood raced clear to equalise.
Two minutes later, the Wanderers were again caught napping by a quick throw-in and Chris Weightman finished off the move.