devil's-needle love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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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