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loh kuhst

  • n  migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
  • n  hardwood from any of various locust trees
  • n  any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae

  • The desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is a hairy, six-legged, doublejawed grasshopper whose behavior has been exasperation and puzzling mankind ever since his appearance in .
  • But today's locust fighters have a new and glamorous aid.
  • Hottest locust battle of the week was that fought on the grand old Egyptian front by thousands of sweating natives directed by a mere handful of cool, efficient Englishmen .
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  • John Brumby in South Morang, Mill Park, Bundoora Star
    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...
  • Cliff Bleszinski in Totally360 (blog)
    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."
  • Henry Kravis in 570 News
    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.

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