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biting

  

      adj  
1    piercing; keen  
a biting wind     
2    sarcastic; incisive  
a biting comment     
  bitingly      adv  


biting   , bird louse  
      n      See       louse       2  
biting midge  
      n   any small fragile dipterous fly of the family Ceratopogonidae, most of which suck the blood of mammals, birds, or other insects  
crib-biting  
      n   a harmful habit of horses in which the animal leans on the manger or seizes it with the teeth and swallows a gulp of air  
  crib-biter      n  
nail-biting  
      n  
1    the act or habit of biting one's fingernails  
2   
a    anxiety or tension  
b    (as modifier)  
nail-biting suspense     
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n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
n.
a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region.

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