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bumble-fly

[cf. BOOMBA FLY, influence by bumble, to buzz, as a fly OED] n. an insect (sp?) resembling a gnat which is attracted to sores: 1966 Bumble-fly, come from around my eye (Crowley 93). (Gen)

Tags: animal, insect, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-08 17:02
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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