Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of mite.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The missionary spirit of Longmeadow stirred among the Williamses, and many of them brought what they called their mites to Pastor Storrs for my education.

    Lazarre

  • Theophylact: Or else; that widow is the soul of man, which leaving Satan to which it had been joined, casts into the temple two mites, that is, the flesh and the mind, the flesh by abstinence, the mind by humility, that so it may be able to hear that it has cast away all its living, and has consecrated it, leaving nothing for the world of all that it possessed.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Mark

  • The mites are a creamy, white color with eight legs and many small hairs covering their bodies.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • And then it hit me: Mr Wilkinson wasn't talking about "mites," instead he was mouthing the French word for myth,which, when properly pronounced, sounds like "meet"—something I'd "interpreted" as "mite"!

    le french flair - French Word-A-Day

  • And then it hit me: Mr Wilkinson wasn't talking about "mites," instead he was mouthing the French word for myth,which, when properly pronounced, sounds like "meet"—something I'd "interpreted" as "mite"!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • The BL is wisely showing too some of the letters from children and unemployed miners in the Great Depression days who gave their 'mites' so that he book could be bought - a pointed message to donors today.

    Current Affairs

  • The colonies that are left face serious threats such as mites, pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a devastating disease that disrupts the bees 'innate ability to find their way back to their hive.

    Elizabeth O'Neill: The Secret (and Illegal) Life of Bees

  • The BL is wisely showing too some of the letters from children and unemployed miners in the Great Depression days who gave their 'mites' so that he book could be bought - a pointed message to donors today.

    Peter Stothard - Times Online - WBLG:

  • Council, gave two hundred; and the citizens '"mites" were very decent indeed.

    The Siege of Kimberley

  • Yes, "mites" were all right, if they were like the "widow's," and not the meager drippings from a selfish superfluity.

    The First Soprano

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