fleabite

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fleabite

1. A minor annoyance or nuisance OK, so we have to go somewhere else for dinner. It's not a big deal, just a fleabite in the grand scheme of things, really.
2. A very small, insignificant chip or scrape. There's one small fleabite on the side of that dish, but it's hardly noticeable.

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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As soon as you detect a flea bite on you, wash the area with soap and warm water.
West Midlands Police said: "A police officer received a settlement after receiving a flea bite at work that resulted in emergency surgery.
In a statement, West Midlands Police said: "A police officer received a settlement after receiving a flea bite at work that resulted in emergency surgery.
The boy was suspected to be infected by a flea bite in Kashka-Suu stow.
Former West Midlands police officer Ray Egan said: "To claim for a flea bite is just too embarrassing for words.
A flea bite can be differentiated from a spider bite by determining how many puncture marks there are in the center of the bite; a flea bite will have a single puncture, whereas a spider or ant bite will have two punctures.
At times it can seem almost impossible to decide whether your pet has a flea bite or a pollen allergy.
felis may be widely distributed in the Old World and should be considered in the diagnosis of typhuslike illnesses, especially following a flea bite. Further studies should be conducted to identify the vectors of this rickettsia in Europe.
What happens when a flea bites? Actually, it does not bite as much as it saws the skin open with its rather specialized equipment which consists of several stylets or tubes.