fleabite

fleabite

[flee-bahyt]
noun
1.
the bite of a flea.
2.
the red spot caused by the bite of a flea.
3.
any petty annoyance or irritation, as a trifling wound.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English flee byte. See flea, bite

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fleabite (ˈfliːˌbaɪt)
 
n
1.  the bite of a flea
2.  a slight or trifling annoyance or discomfort

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fleabite definition


  1. n.
    a small chip off something. : This cup has a little fleabite, but it doesn't really harm its value.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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