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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
bedbugbed‧bug /ˈbedbʌɡ/ noun [countable]  HBIan insect that sucks blood and lives in dirty houses, especially in beds
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bedbugShe's barmy as a bedbug.But the heat and the endlessly pestering fleas and bedbugs dragged them, again and again, back to consciousness.I undressed and went to bed, but I was immediately bitten by bedbugs.A large cavalry patrol moved across it stage by stage like bedbugs across a clean sheet.Well what was to be done about the bedbugs, fleas, lice?I lay in bed and permitted the bedbugs to bite me.
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