|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
any insect (e.g., moths, beetles) whose larval (or adult) forms injure books by gnawing the binding and piercing the pages with small holes. No single species may properly be called the bookworm because a large number of insects feed upon dry, starchy material or paper and may damage books
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