from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An insect of the family Coccinellidæ; a ladybird or a ladybug.
  • n. In angling: A natural fly used by anglers.
  • n. An artificial imitation of the same, in which the body is of peacock's feather and the wings of red hackle of a cock.


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