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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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fox's sleep

A state of apparent sleep (or feigned indifference) in which someone is actually aware of everything going on around him or her. Alludes to the idea that foxes sleep with one eye open and thus are always at the ready. More...

KSPavan
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fox's sleep — A state of apparent sleep (or feigned indifference) in which someone is actually aware of everything going on around him or her. Alludes to the idea that foxes sleep with one eye open and thus are always at the ready.
Adyl Mouhei
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Daemon wrote:
fox's sleep

A state of apparent sleep (or feigned indifference) in which someone is actually aware of everything going on around him or her. Alludes to the idea that foxes sleep with one eye open and thus are always at the ready. More...

Wilmar (USA) 1M
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Is this "primarily British"?
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