Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of ladybug.

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Examples

  • I have a hoop decorated with lady-bug stickers, which is really cute.

    Hooping.org | Blog | DeAnn DeLuna: Inside The Hoop

  • A crushed lady-bug, a feather fallen from a nest, a branch of hawthorn broken, aroused their pity, and their ecstasy, sweetly mingled with melancholy, seemed to ask nothing better than to weep.

    Les Miserables

  • When she needs a high note she goes after it like a hen after a lady-bug.

    You Should Worry Says John Henry

  • He started to go ashore too and as everyone had bundles and baggage, he picked up a small hand bag, an umbrella, a can and a cage filled with butterflies, grasshoppers and a lady-bug.

    Hazel Squirrel and Other Stories

  • The description I got of the bug was not very good but most sounded like a large lady-bug.

    salsa verde de bug

  • She turned her head to watch a lady-bug industriously ascend one side of a blade of grass, and with equal enterprise immediately descend the other side.

    The Job An American Novel

  • If that lady-bug is alive five minutes from now, I win?

    From the Car Behind

  • But now I see it; it returns: it is the impression of colour in the senses, left from the night that lady-bug Mathilde flashed out on the Heights!

    The Seats of the Mighty, Complete

  • But now I see it; it returns: it is the impression of colour in the senses, left from the night that lady-bug Mathilde flashed out on the Heights!

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • But now I see it; it returns: it is the impression of colour in the senses, left from the night that lady-bug Mathilde flashed out on the Heights!

    The Seats of the Mighty, Volume 2

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