from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A centiped, as distinguished from a milleped or thousand-legs. See cut under centiped.
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One long, narrow boat that must have had twenty to a side looked like a hundred-legs skittering along.
There is, further, an immense group of arthropods, consisting of all insects, crab-like creatures, hundred-legs and their allies, with spiders, scorpions, tics and mites.