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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.
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.
Better not be caught napping in class or study hall in Brandon, South Dakota, schools.
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He was then caught napping three minutes after the interval at a corner as Brazilian striker Fernandao nodded in a leveller.
Rishworthians could do little about Yarnbury's back play in the second half and they had already been caught napping three times out wide in the first half.
With four minutes left, the home defence were caught napping and Jim Davidson volleyed home from six yards.
However, Noel Blake''s side were caught napping early in the second half.
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The trial of Nadeem Aslam, 31 and from Moseley, was dramatically stopped at Birmingham Crown Court on Tuesday after the woman was caught napping.
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.
Some of Teesside's biggest venues were caught napping as the predicted hordes either stayed home or went to the local for the Millennium washout.