American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A former town of north-central Hungary on the left bank of the Danube River. Since 1873 it has been part of Budapest.
“Ron Harrison, an entomologist who works for Atlanta-based Orkin Pest Control Inc., said the annoying bugs were a type of midge, an insect related to mosquitoes.”
“You need to call a Pest Control person," said Ms. Animal Controller.”
“A Gauteng pest control company called Pest Master said there had been a marked increase of callers wanting rodents to be killed.”
“It is a sort of anticipation of Pest, which is sweet to me.”
“I'm goin 'to introduce a new style, for your special benefit, called the Pest-a-lazy (Pestalozzi) system, now all the fashion.”
“Another blooper: "Pest," as in the former sister city of Buda.”
“It is the old, dignified part of Budapest, as compared to Pest which is supposed to be lively and more modern.”
“Pest," under the title of the "Mort d'Ypres" (_de Dood van Yperen_,”
“IPM Integrated Pest Management is a science based, decision making process for managing animal and plant pests using a combination of non-chemical and least toxic chemical controls.”
“I think the early Ramona books, like Ramona the Pest, are another example in the Junie B. Jones vein.”
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