from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any hornet or other wasp which builds a papery nest.


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  • Meanwhile a great black and white paper-hornet has seen his opportunity, and is soon slyly approaching behind the sipper.

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  • But a big black paper-hornet has suddenly seen an attraction hither also, and is soon creeping stealthily among the blossoms with a wild and hungry look.

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