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  • n. Plural form of mosquito.

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Examples

  • In the winter I've built a 3 side, roofed inclosure out of tarps to insulate my tent I've camped with out a tent and have been torn to bits by all the mosquitos, is much easier to sleep with out vampire bugs trying to suck ya dry!

    For a while, I've been using the same decades-old little red tent.

  • Put up a $10 bat box and you can virtually eliminate mosquitos from the area entirely.

    - Boing Boing

  • Yeesh, it's amazing what passes for fear-mongering with some people .... asking about mosquitos is perfectly reasonable. there are lots of mosquitoes on the west coast. some people become immune after a few bites, but most people need to use something. for me the spray that they prepared and sold locally on the Oaxacan coast (main ingredient: citronella) worked the best.

    Mosquitoes in Mexico

  • There are few mosquitos, which is one of the most curious facts in the geographical distribution of these capricious bloodsuckers; for the locality is surrounded by swamps, and they swarm at Silhet, and on the river lower down.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • Are you looking to hire in the near future, I know the job would bring much unpleasantness, but I feel that I am a good candidate, since I have experienced much hardships while doing archaeology, such as mosquitos, scorpions, rain, heat, cold showers, and killer bees.

    December 2008

  • From this depended, over the bed, light curtains of rose-colored gauze, striped with silver, supplying that protection from mosquitos which is an indispensable addition to all sleeping accommodation in that climate.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • Of particular note are the disease-causing insects, such as mosquitos, that spread Dengue fever, etc.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Electronic Bug Zapper will easily kill all flying insects such as mosquitos, flies.

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  • Of course, now the weather has turned chilly and we don't see as many mosquitos - so I guess it's H1N1 season.

    Dengue A word of caution

  • But what a stench: it repelled muggers, rapists, unwanted house guests, pickpockets and mosquitos.

    Dengue A word of caution

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