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louse

lows

  • n  wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
  • n  a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
  • n  any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
  • n  wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting; mostly parasitic on birds

  • The louse carries a violent, epidemic form of the disease common in Europe.
  • Attracted by the oozing sap, a winged bark louse flitted greedily around the tree.
  • The louse feeds on human blood and abhors soap.
News & Articles

  • Blood-sucking deer keds are spreading in Norway
    A high moose population density and mild autumn weather result in a higher prevalence of deer keds (louse fly parasite). A great deal of pine forest in the habitat of the moose has the same effect. These are the results of new research into how deer keds are spreading in Southeast Norway.
    June 11, 2013 - Science Daily
Quotes

  • Lou Duva in Wilkes Barre Citizen's Voice
    When he comes in and he wants to show himself, and he starts exercising, and fighters start working with him ...... you make known to him that, 'If you louse up, pal, you're out of the program,'Duva says, allowing a stern tinge to enter his...
  • Charles Grassley in USA Today
    This is a tremendous opportunity for the FBI to seize the moment ...... to show that they can do right,says Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, a frequent FBI critic. "They just better not louse it up."

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