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  • n. Plural form of scorpion.

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Examples

  • There were scorpions from the large cafe colored ones to the smallest barely noticable to the eye, translucent ones (remember the smaller the scorp, the mighter the bite)

    Wildlife big & small around Lake Chapala???

  • My intent was to imply that fear of scorpions is about as valid as fear of polar bears, for the average Joe.

    Bugs and Scorpions

  • One of the things “you have to get” at the Hungry Cat is the lobster roll, but I don’t really care for what I call scorpions of the sea.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • At Delaware state girls champion Tatnall High, coach Pat Castagno has a favorite stretch he calls scorpions, done like this with fifteen repeats on each side: (1) lie on your chest in a star pattern, legs spread slightly greater than shoulder width and arms perpendicular to the body, palms down; (2) swing one leg across the back side of the body to try to touch the opposite hand, then back to start position; (3) do the same motion with the other leg. Keep the legs in constant movement to work the body through a full range of motion.

    Young Runners

  • Crassuss men might also have been building strongholds at the end of the trench for the emplacement of light and mobile catapults known as scorpions.

    The Spartacus War

  • Second, there are critters in there that can hurt you if provoked, namely scorpions, snakes and spiders.

    Studying Nature in Mexico is an Unforgettable Adventure

  • The scorpions are the largest species on earth – eight inches-plus from heavy pincers to quarter-inch venom sting.

    Report on the 2005 Creation Mega Conference, Conclusion - The Panda's Thumb

  • The final type - eight-legged beasts-were called scorpions, with pincers fore and aft and the dexterity of any spider.

    Time Streams

  • Alacranes are "scorpions" to Gringos, but in central Mexico (Guanajuato, at least), alacranes are smaller and very dangerous, escorpiones are large, black and not very dangerous. mkdutch

    Bugs,snakes and biting critters! Thots from you!

  • [106] Called also "scorpions"; described by Ammianus, _l. c.

    Procopius History of the Wars, Books V. and VI.

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