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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The salt-marsh mosquito of the Atlantic coast of the United States, Culex solicitans.


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  • On Moosehead I had seen a large devil's-needle half a mile from the shore, coming from the middle of the lake, where it was three or four miles wide at least.

    The Maine Woods


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