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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These parasites put cats at risk for dangerous illnesses such as flea allergy dermatitis, fleabite anemia, heartworm and Lyme disease, among others, according to officials of the Secaucus, N.
Compared to the numbers of singles sold when `the Charts were the Charts', 20,000 is a fleabite.
Bioterrorism using plague in aerosol form probably would result in pneumonic plague because victims would inhale the bacteria rather than be infected by a fleabite.
Tail itchiness, due to fleas or an allergy called fleabite hypersensitivity.
Although in the course of its nineteen years the weekly's circulation rose from a few thousand to 70,000 at his death, someone still called it "a fleabite of a journal.
Overall, however, the perils of writing were judged but a fleabite compared with those of reading.
In general, the worst a fleabite can do is become infected.
It cost PS347 million, a fleabite in government terms, and was one of the few flexible lifelines.
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A scratch or fleabite, for example, is needed to start the infection.
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.