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Synonyms for caltrop

tropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets

Mediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales

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As I've stated, I am eremitic and known as keeping to myself around here--I know my neighbours but just enough--but the necessary process of pulling caltrop (we never use spray and have a caveat with the shire saying the roadside at our boundary cannot be sprayed) briefly changes that.
A caltrop and the implied prongs can describe the painful feelings inflicted by identity conflicts; the reliable positioning of random placement might parallel the dialectic, dynamic complexity of identity enactment.
The cercariae are released from the snails and encyst (become metacercariae) on various water plants such as water caltrop, water chestnut, lotus (on the roots), and water bamboo.
The city will pay $454,000 to Caltrop Engineering Corp.
Nineteen-year-old Matthew Shaw, of Caltrop Place, had also punched and injured a male who had been making his way home from a night out in the city centre.
Operators: The new operators are called Caltrop and Dazzler.
I will do my walk around the block before starting to pull caltrop.
Jacobs is part of a team led by Lim & Nascimento (LAN Engineering) and Caltrop Engineering.
Matthew Shaw, of Caltrop Place, admitted two charges of assault when he appeared at Stirling Sheriff Court on Monday - one of them an assault to injury.
com/ASR-Tactical-Puncturing-Security-Caltrop/dp/B016E8Q04G) Caltrops , spikes closely resembling ninja stars, have been left across town, puncturing some 100 tires, (http://www.
Caltrop (much smaller, sharp-edged version of the hedgehog) and tire spike.
Tire deflation Caltrops spikes would be very effective.
Most recently Heppell has pressed home the evolutionary interactionist paradigm and, in Freemanesque style, arranges his defensive caltrops against incursions into the anthropological territory of the Iban, so that an extended appendix is devoted exclusively to a criticism of Gavin, who is seen as the insufficiently trained and culturally unaware intruder (Heppell 2014: Appendix 1, 149-69).
Very specific types of weaponry are annotated: bows, cheirotoxobolistrae or tzangrae (crossbows), catapults, ballista bolts, caltrops, pikes, corseques (trident stave weapons), and--the most feared of all--the unquenchable flaming oil known as "Greek fire.