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Caught Napping (To be)

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To suffer some disadvantage while off one’s guard. Pheasants, hares, and other animals are sometimes surprised “napping.” I have myself caught a cock-pheasant napping.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Catted
Catual
Catum (Al) [the strong]
Catwater
Caucasians
Caucus
Caudine Forks
Caudle
Caudle (Mrs.)
Caught Napping (To be)
Caul
Cauld-lad (The)
Cauline (Sir)
Caurus or Corus
Causa Causans
Causa Causata
Cause (The)
Cause Celébre
Causes
Cautelous