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  • n. Plural form of beastie.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Panic ensues and the girl's mother spends much of the time rescuing the tiny, live beasties from the family dog.

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  • II soldiers who battle supernatural beasties, which is gearing up to lense.

    Variety.com

  • Tam slept at the barn in order to see after the "beasties," should they need attention during the night.

    Letters of a Woman Homesteader

  • Whacks, the famous chief; because Nimrod wanted to know what kind of beasties lived in that region; and because I wanted a face to face encounter with the Indian at home.

    A Woman Tenderfoot

  • Newfork, and the bachelors have gone on; but Mr. Stewart wanted to rest the "beasties" and we all wanted to fish, so we camped for a day or two.

    Letters on an Elk Hunt

  • An 'though as ye told me,' tain't the thing to say no prayers for beasties which is worldly goods, I makes a venture to arsk ye if ye'll step round to the farm to-morrer, jest to please

    God's Good Man

  • We jogged along at a comfortable pace lest the "beasties" should suffer, and every now and then a merry party would fly past us scattering snow in our faces and yelling like Comanches.

    Letters of a Woman Homesteader

  • For example, I have a pal at the exercise class who, when he is having a bad day, mentions the misbehaving "beasties" in his head.

    needled

  • This is very much how my friend with the misbehaving "beasties" feels: it is as if his head is full of malicious presences who are willfully impeding his speech and his cognition.

    needled

  • I had a good chat with my friend about his "beasties" and what his account first put me in mind of was an episode of

    needled

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