Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The nodding wake-robin, Trillium cernuum.
  • n. The blood-root, Sanguinaria Canadensis.
  • n. The wild lettuce, Lactuca Canadensis.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They searched for sign of snake-bite and sting of fly or insect, but found nothing.

    Jack London's Short Story - Planchette

  • She also told that most of the people had been vaccinated for snake-bite and dog-bite.

    Louis Belanger: Pakistan floods: Voices of People From Sindh Province

  • Why do you think the majority of snake-bite victims are white males in their 20s or 30s with at least a .08 blood alcohol level?

    Puff This!

  • Another Peruvian friend of a friend tolerated the fact that I cut our own first meeting short, eight minutes after ordering a glass of Chilean wine (as my leg was festering from a snake-bite), and took me to the emergency room, only to wait three hours in a plastic chair while I saw doctors.

    Karin Badt: From Cuzco to Machu Picchu: A Trek into Peru

  • The Mover was a romantic figure, dressed in gingham and guts; accessorized with moxie and just a touch of moonshine - and a long, sharp razor in case of snake-bite.

    Sharon Glassman: Seven Characters In Search of a Housemate

  • Long story short - for those thinking of getting a snake-bite kit - take a course rather than just buying the first thing you see in a pharmacy.

    First Aid Myths That Do No Good | Lifehacker Australia

  • Wilderness enthusiasts often carry snake-bite kits, which makers say can treat a wound until help arrives.

    Deadly Dilemma: Do Snake-Bite Kits Help?

  • Later, in the local hospital emergency room, arms bandaged and nauseous from being shot full of snake-bite anti-venom, those who experienced the full and mighty power of the Lord join in a circle to pray for the brothers and sisters who didn't get to the hospital in time.

    Brain Damage

  • Entertaining if too artificially drawn-out, the show was about Richard Thomas watching helplessly as doctors prepare to autopsy his body as if he were dead rather than a victim of snake-bite paralysis.

    Putting the A in YA

  • She milks the venom from her pet cobra or rattlesnake, then feeds the snake a drugwhich causes the snake to produce medicine, which then is delivered by snake-bite.

    Dreamsnake

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