locust locust  /ˈloʊ kəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
  2. (n) hardwood from any of various locust trees
  3. (n) any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae

Usage(s):

  1. But today's locust fighters have a new and glamorous aid.
  2. As Merckle's stock-market gamble failed, he seemed to become a homegrown locust for commentators and politicians looking for a scapegoat for the financial situation.
  3. He too became a locust.

News

  1. Local artist offers up 1,000 hugs at Locust Street Festival

    Milwaukee artist and photographer Ingrid Eubanks describes herself as a goal setter and reacher. She set her latest goal on Sunday when she attempted to dole out 1,000 random hugs at Locust Street Festival.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: OnMilwaukee.com

  2. Driver, passenger in Locust Avenue accident ID’d

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Department has released information about a single-vehicle accident that occurred last Wednesday on Locust Avenue.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Times West Virginian

  3. Loyal Locust Hill Volunteers Upset About Possible LPGA Move

    Jim Webster has been volunteering for years, he said he's not just loyal to the tournament, he loyal to Locust Hill Country Club...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: 13WHAM Rochester

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Quotes

  1. "Our government is taking action to support farmers to fight a forecast locust plague which has the potential to cost Victoria's agricultural sector $2 billion if left untreated," Mr Brumby said. "The advice of leading scientists indicates...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: John Brumby Source: South Morang, Mill Park, Bundoora Star

  2. "We are thrilled to offer the chance for gamers across the world to come together and share the glories of blowing apart someone into little chunks," said Cliff Bleszinski, lead designer for Gears of War. "May the best man, or Locust, win."
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Cliff Bleszinski Source: Totally360 (blog)

  3. "A number of us had the great title of 'locusts' put on us in Germany. And I really was disappointed because I went from barbarian to locust. I think barbarian is better," joked Kravis.
    on May 29, 2007 By: Henry Kravis Source: 570 News

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