American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See hellgrammite.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The larva of one of various species of neuropterous insects of the family Sialidæ, especially of the genus Corydalus (which see). Also called hellgrammite, clipper, and crawler.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The aquatic larva of a large neuropterous insect (Corydalus cornutus), used as bait in angling. See hellgamite.
- n. large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
- n. large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
- Probably from the name Dobson. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Yes, Nell, the dobson is the new insect we shall try to find.”
“October 5th, 2005 at 5: 53 pm katy says: sure ned, but the point is, those 40% are not FORCED to have abortions … too bad your plan would prohibit comprehensive sex education to lower the pregnancy rate … and your plan has INCREASED the abortion rates during this bush regime … the so-called “culture of life” is the epitome of hypocrisy … and the right will never get rid of the abortion theme, any more than they will the gay line, because it is a very usefull tool used to rally the mindless sheeple such as dobson and yourself … you – WE – would all be better off paying alot more attention to try to prevent this country from becoming a facist run corporat-ocracy … right before our eyes … THE reason that roberts and miers are needed on the court … ..”
“Well kinda easy limpboob-buttboil, beckerhead hell the hold fox\saudi nation. gNOp robinson, dobson, etc …”
“| Reply | Permalink lol that's a ringing endorsement by dobson.”
“By laurie dobson (about the author) Page 1 of 4 page (s) opednews. com Permalink”
“Laurie Dobson Director, End US Wars. firstname.lastname@example.org by laurie dobson (3 articles, 0 quicklinks, 0 diaries, 13 comments) on Tuesday, Dec 8, 2009 at 8: 48: 08 PM”
“October 16, 2007 8: 19 PM kit said ... solidarity, bro. your story is getting around a lot of academic lists right about now, and fulford's inane bunk is getting rightly derided -- though not by fools like this other comment poster.yowsahs. kit dobson”
“Off the Table by laurie dobson on Wednesday, Jan 30, 2008 at 4: 18: 26 AM”
“By laurie dobson (about the author) Page 1 of 3 page (s) opednews. com Permalink”
“HERE'S MY LETTER TO CONYERS by laurie dobson on Tuesday, Feb 12, 2008 at 12: 23: 04 PM”
Looking for tweets for dobson.