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- n. A louse that deposits nits on horses.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The horse louse; an insect that deposits nits on horses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An insect which deposits its nits on animals, as an œstrus or bot-fly. See cut under bot-fly.
Ai lurved mai spool nitter wen ai wuz a kidlet, an ai may has to get anover wun rite nao tu maek mousies.
Put ane who's disaffected, and discontented, and nitter, in a shop and he'll mak 'trouble wi' all the rest that are but seeking the do their best.