from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An implement with a flat part (a mesh of metal or plastic) and a long handle, used to kill insects by striking them. The handle is typically about one foot long and the flat mesh at the end (usually of plastic) is about 5 inces square.
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- n. an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
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