take a nap

take a nap

to have a brief period of sleep. I took a short nap just after lunch. The baby takes a long nap each afternoon.
See also: nap, take
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And when he was supposed to be working in the corn-fields, and the tall stalks hid him from Mombi's view, Tip would often dig in the gopher holes, or if the mood seized him -- lie upon his back between the rows of corn and take a nap.
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