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- n. The practice of attracting the males of Lepidoptera or other insects by exposing the female confined in a cage (as by collectors wishing to procure specimens).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The practice of attracting the males of Lepidoptera or other insects by exposing the female confined in a cage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The attraction of male insects to a captive female.
Citizen White had at - tempted to fool Bane into thinking he was back in Phaze, by putting him-and Agape-into a setting re - sembling Phaze, and emulating the magical effects.
The gorilloid halted, shivered, looked around in something re - sembling bewilderment, and retreated.
The hawk on the discarded helm stared at Simon glassily, its beautifully wrought metallic plumage re - sembling true feathers.
Assembling: gathering together; applied when a virgin female is exposed to attract such males as may be near, either to secure a pairing or merely to obtain specimens; also called sembling.
Its pave was a greenish-blue stone re-sembling lapis lazuli.
[Page 47] sembling a handsome American boy, in honor of which the Mexicans have named him El Americano (the American).
Ah hypocrite, Ah hedgecreeper, Ah 'sembling wretch!
After that, Anderson suggests as sembling a team to look for "preincident indicators," such as a stranger who ap pears nervous, avoids eye contact and cuts casual conversation short.
The symbol is a small, square-shaped mark re - sembling a checkerboard.
The maintaining of the liberty of the kingdom, and the as - sembling ol "the states."
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