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- n. hedgehog
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Vulgate rendering of the Hebrew word qipōd, which in the “Authorized Version” is translated bittern, and in the Revised Version, porcupine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hedgehog. See Hemicentetes.
There hath the ericius had its hole, and brought up its young ones, and hath dug round about, and cherished them in the shadow thereof: thither are the kites gathered together one to another.
The bittern and ericius shall possess it: and the ibis and the raven shall dwell in it: and a line shall be stretched out upon it, to bring it to nothing, and a plummet, unto desolation.
And I will make it a possession for the ericius and pools of waters, and I will sweep it and wear it out with a besom, saith the Lord of hosts.
And I will make it a possession for the ericius and pools of waters, and I will sweep it and wear it out with a besom, saith the
"Ecce auditur strepitus in domo, potest esse mus, felis, ericius, aut quod tigna subsidant blatta." -- p. 624.