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[mass noun] Hibernation.
- ‘A meat-based pet food and a bowl of fresh water should be sufficient to tide your resident hedgehog over after its long winter sleep.’
- ‘Life bustles around you, birds fight, build and procreate & flowers burst from their winter sleep and come alive with the most radiant shades of yellow, pink and purple.’
- ‘This process begins the new growing season and signals the end of dormancy, their period of winter sleep.’
- ‘Fields of wheat reviving after a long winter sleep blew lightly in a chilled breeze of early spring.’
- ‘The slightest gust sends showers of leaves pirouetting to the ground, victims of trees withdrawing their sap in preparation for winter sleep.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.