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- noun Plural form of
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The lady states that the bees roll and scratch in their vain attempts to rid themselves of these annoying stick-tights, and finally, worried out, fall to the bottom of the hive, or go forth to die on the outside.
This will show up most strongly, however, in reduced tonnage for next year, and stick-tights for this year.
In pursuing your way you rub off a portion of these fruits, and at the end of the journey, or before, you sit down in some comfortable spot and deliberately pick off the unwelcome stick-tights.
'em off, no more than them spiteful little stick-tights that get all over your clo'es ....