Doubtless at that same instant I shall discover a wood-tick advancing up one of my trousers' legs.
While there, we were greatly annoyed by the wood-tick—an insect resembling, in size and in other respects, the sheep-tick.
She says they very soon found out as they was under a wood-tick tree too, an' the children run into a burr-patch after dinner.
When I hire out I goes ter the highest bidder, an' I sticks thar like a wood-tick ter a yaller dog.
The wood-tick is a small, rather disgusting-looking creature which, in appearance and size, resembles the common bedbug.