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Synonyms for cleg

large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals

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You do the cleg work Knoydart is a haven for swarming midges
I still hear the wheeps of curlews, the buzz of bluebottles or clegs and then a minute's silence, more or less, before I shot him through his dicky heart.
In the states where structural separation is being encouraged, CLEGs argue that the Bells have not lived up to their end of the Section 271 bargain.
The graft and the midges and clegs would soon sort them out - Andy Logie, Dingwall.