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Synonyms for chigger

small tropical flea

larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation

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6 million rural Kenyan are infected with jiggers, mostly in Busia, Nyeri, Murang'a and Kwale counties.
Jiggers, tiny 1mm fleas, burrow into exposed foot skin and stay for two weeks laying eggs, causing feet to swell.
Jiggers burrow into feet and lay eggs that multiply and damage tissue, causing pain and infections that may lead to amputation and even death.
Jiggers are versatile in nature and are reliable with electrical drive and been used for scouring, bleaching and dyeing process.
The cod were caught on jiggers and plastic squid and the ling were caught on fresh mackerel.
Most fish had fallen mainly to jiggers in the clear water.
The jiggers made landfall either in the sand or on the feet of the sailors--probably both.
Trailing by nine points were the Korean Golf Society while The Jiggers Golf Society landed third with 110 points.
A special one-off performance from a duo of US artists JIGGERS will be taking place at mima and a comedy club will be providing laughs at Teesside University's Students Union.
In other circumstances, such as at Old Time dances, the fiddlers may repeat the Red River Jig enough times to allow jiggers to perform numerous changes, anywhere from rive to fifteen renditions.
Edmonton's Metis Child Little Jiggers performed at The Gathering: A cultural expression of Indigenous arts on Nov.
Division Two leaders Jiggers edged out the ever-improving Bob Colenuts, while second-placed Onetouchables beat third-placed Dinas Powys Dream Team 6-4.
Clubs were named rather than numbered so I have jiggers, cleeks, mashies, spoons [and] mussel-backs all represented in the sculpture.
While definitions vary among industry observers, most accept that at a minimum, it consists of beverageware such as glass and crystal stemware and double old-fashioned glasses; ice buckets and coolers of plastic, steel or crystal; decanters; corkscrews; and tools such as swizzlers, mixing spoons and jiggers.
Especially if it's those annoying denim-clad jiggers.