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skeeter

slang A mosquito, based on a colloquial pronunciation of "-squito." Primarily heard in US. That dang place was swarmin' with skeeters. I musta got bit a hundred times!

skeeter

(ˈskidɚ)
n. a mosquito. (Folksy.) A skeeter bit me on the arm.
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"We are excited to partner with Kinetic by Windstream," said Scott Podism, vice president of sales for the Sugar Land Skeeters. "The new technology will give our fans an out-of-the park experience."
By matching the rate at which they beat their wings--as well as their flight tone--the love-struck skeeters were able to perform a singing duet before mating.
To harmonize, the skeeters had to adjust the pitch of their whine to include a quiet tone at 1,200 hertz.
Here in Fargo, North Dakota, they call them "skeeters".
The Fargo skeeters have won their nasty little battle of chemical warfare!
McCay's other comic strips were "Little Sammy Sneeze" and "Dream of the Rarebit Fiend." McCay also inspired later moviemakers with his animated films, including Little Nemo (1911); Gertie the Dinosaur (1914); Jersey Skeeters, (1916); The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918), probably the first feature-length animated film; and The Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1921).
with stops along the way, and ends at Skeeters Saloon, 1691 Elgin Road (Route 25) in Carpentersville, where an auction and other festivities will take place.
She was pre-deceased by two brothers and four sisters, Mack Brown Jr., William Brown, Bertha Biddings, Pearl Skeeters, Viola Adams, Thelma Thomas and Callie Durley.
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Skeeter Snacks focuses on one of the most common (and increasingly so), most dangerous food allergies--peanuts and tree nuts--and eliminates them entirely from the production process.