fleabite


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fleabite

n. a small chip off something. This cup has a little fleabite, but it doesn’t really harm its value.
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Compared to the numbers of singles sold when `the Charts were the Charts', 20,000 is a fleabite.
Tail itchiness, due to fleas or an allergy called fleabite hypersensitivity.
It cost PS347 million, a fleabite in government terms, and was one of the few flexible lifelines.
Other causes can be tail itchiness, due to fleas or an allergy called fleabite hypersensitivity, and anal gland problems, which might need antibiotics or surgery.
The 1997 and 1998 murine typhus patients were analyzed for race, ethnicity, history of fleabite, exposure to cats and opossums, and presence of symptoms.
So far as celebrity weddings go, that's a fleabite.
He stung his opponent by describing the SNP's [pound]35-million-a-year to improve the Scottish health service as "a fleabite, an insult" compared with Labour's [pound]1.
Diana shrugged off the criticism as easily as she flicked away mosquitos, but the public will long remember Lord Howe's fleabite.
Fleabite allergy is characterized by chewing and scratching around the tail, the rump and the underline, or lower part of an animal's body between the front and rear legs.
Preventing infestations is important because blood-sucking insects can transmit a range of illnesses that are dangerous to pets and their families, including flea allergy dermatitis, fleabite anemia, heartworm and Lyme Disease, among others.
LOTS of things can cause this but two of the commonest are problems with anal glands or fleabite hypersensitivity.
I think the docklands centre will be a fleabite compared to the NEC," he said.
The pounds 100,000 it would take is a fleabite to a company that made pounds 32.
His owner described him as one of those really itchy dogs who tears at his body after one fleabite.
Labour held on to Possil seat in Glasgow by only a fleabite 34 votes watching a previous majority of nearly 1,400 almost vanish.