Any of various small crustaceans of the order Amphipoda, that are found on beaches and jump like a flea.
A small tropical flea, Tunga penetrans; a chigoe.
(greekmyth): A woodland creature with pointed ears, legs, and short horns of a goat and a fondness for unrestrained revelry
A lecherous man
Any of various butterfly, butterflies of the family Satyridae, having brown wings marked with eyelike spots.
Any of various flying insects of the suborder Symphyta whose ovipositor is long and often serrated and is used to cut into plants to lay eggs.
An English occupational surname for someone who made a living from sawing wood.
A type of beetle belonging to the family w:Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeidae, especially the species Scarabaeus sacer, sacred to the ancient Egyptians.
A symbol, seal, amulet, or gem fashioned to resemble the sacred beetle.
any insect of the family Panorpidae having a curved tail rather like a scorpion
the insect order Mecoptera
A piece of broken glass or pottery, especially one found in an archaeological dig.
A piece of material, especially rock and similar materials, reminding of a broken piece of glass or pottery.
A tough scale, sheath, or shell; it is especially used as a term to refer to the elytra of a beetle.
Any of various caterpillars of moths that produce silk cocoons, especially Bombyx mori which is the source of most commercial silk.
noun (plural or silverfishes)
A small wingless insect with silvery scales, a type of bristletail.
(nautical) The master of a ship.
A coach, director, or other leader.
(cricket) the captain of a cricket team.
(transitive) To be the skipper of a ship
A person who is owned by another, as their property.
A person who is forced to work for another, especially without pay.
A person who is forced to perform sexual acts or other acts on a regular or continuing basis against their will.
(engineering) A device that is controlled by another device.
(engineering) An information worker who has signed a non-compete clause, in return for employment.
verb (slav, ing)
(intransitive) To work hard.
I was slaving all day over a hot stove.
any insect of the order Raphidioptera.
The long, projecting nose, mouth and jaw of a beast, as of pigs.
''The pig rooted around in the dirt with its
The nose of a man, (in contempt).
His glasses kept slipping further down onto his prominent .
The nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.
If you place the right into the bucket, it won't spray as much.
The anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod; -- called also rostrum.
The anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and allied beetles.
To furnish with a nozzle or point.
A member of an army, of any rank.
A member of the Salvation Army.
A piece of butter, buttered bread (or toast), cut into a long thin strip and dipped into a soft-boiled egg.
A term of affection for a young boy.
To be a soldier.
any fly of the insect family Stratiomyidae that resemble wasps.
(medicine) a place where sperm from donors is stored for future use in artificial insemination
(vulgar) the vagina
The silken web spun by a spider.
A network resembling such a web.
The process of converting fibres into yarn or thread.
(present participle of, spin)
rapidly, Rapidly rotating on an axis; whirling.
A rod on which meat is grilled (UK English) or broiled (US English).
A narrow, pointed, usually sandy peninsula.
verb (spit, t, ed)
To impale on a spit.
Spit, usually frothy and of a milky coloration.
Something frothy and white that resembles spit.
spit-up, Spit-up or drool of an infant.
noun (s, pl2=stadia)
A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements, equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet, 9 inches.
Hence, a race course, especially, the Olympic course for foot races.
A venue where sporting events are held.
A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends.
In surveying, a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope.
Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae; the males have elaborate mandibles resemble, resembling the antlers of a stag.
any insect, of the order Plecoptera, having a flattened body; they are used by fishermen as bait
the cloudless sulfur
(alternative spelling of, sulfur butterfly)
(context, informal, Northeastern US) superintendent, Superintendent of a building.
(informal) Short form of superannuation, the Australian retirement benefits or pension scheme.
Jane looked forward to collecting a large payout when she retired.
better than average, better than usual; wonderful.
noun (plural: swallowtails)
the forked tail of a swallow.
anything, such as a burgee, of a similar forked shape.
a type of tailcoat with two long tapering tails.
any of various butterflies of the family Papilionidae, having a forked extension to the hind wing.
A large number of insects, especially when in motion or (for bees) migrating to a new colony
A mass of people or animals in turmoil
(intransitive) To move as a swarm
(intransitive) To teem, or be overrun with insects
(intransitive) To climb by gripping with arms and legs
(transitive) To fill a place as a swarm
(transitive) To climb a thing by gripping with arms and legs