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The meaning of "dog days of summer"

" Dog days of summer "
Meaning:
The hottest days of the summer season.
Example:
I'm roasting - I suppose we should expect that on the dog days.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 14th century, deriving ultimately from ancient Rome.
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