Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An old spelling of weevil.

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Examples

  • Note 1: weevil was wrongly spelled "weavil" on the original issue of this song by Paramount Records;

    Charley Patton Lyrics

  • The bo or boll weevil or weavil is a grayish weevil, super-family of beetles, that infests the cotton plant and feeds on the squares and bolls. drawing;

    Jimmy Reed Lyrics

  • I'm gonna sing these blues to ease the bo-weavil's lonesome mind

    Ma Rainey Lyrics

  • Bo-weavil's here, bo-weavil's everywhere you'll go

    Ma Rainey Lyrics

  • Hey, hey, bo-weavil, don't sing them blues no more

    Ma Rainey Lyrics

  • Note 1: bo or boll weevil or weavil, a grayish weevil, super-family of beetles that infests the cotton plant and feeds on the squares and bolls. drawing

    Bessie Smith Lyrics

  • Note 1: bo or boll weevil or weavil, a grayish weevil, super-family of beetles, that infests the cotton plant and feeds on the squares and bolls. drawing

    Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

  • Note 1: bo or boll weevil or weavil, a grayish weevil, super-family of beetles, that infests the cotton plant and feeds on the squares and bolls. drawing.

    Ma Rainey Lyrics

  • Boll weavil gotten Mississippi, and the women wants me

    Kansas City

  • Boll weavil gotten Mississippi, and the women wants me

    Kansas City

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