catnap

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Etymology 1[edit]

cat +‎ nap

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catnap (plural catnaps)

  1. A brief, light sleep. [from 1820s]
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catnap (third-person singular simple present catnaps, present participle catnapping, simple past and past participle catnapped)

  1. (intransitive) To take a catnap, to take a short sleep or nap. [from 1850s]
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Etymology 2[edit]

cat +‎ -nap

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catnap (third-person singular simple present catnaps, present participle catnapping, simple past and past participle catnapped)

  1. (transitive) To kidnap a cat.
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