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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
midgemidge /mɪdʒ/ noun [countable]  HBIa small flying insect that can bite people
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midgeDesigned to be worn under a jacket to protect face and neck from midges and mosquitoes.That when it did, she believed that they would be obliterated totally, like midges slapped into nothingness by a giant.We all had a good cry and presents and kisses flew around like so many midges.The air was breathlessly still, spent with raining, and coils of midges spiralled silently up and down.As the sun rose higher, millions of midges emerged.But it was no better outside: midges boiled in clouds out of the sodden peat around the saw-bed and the timber stacks.How the rose midge got to California is a mystery, but Villegas said it was inevitable.
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