horse-leech

  • 1 Horse leech — Leech Leech, n. [OE. leche, l[ae]che, physician, AS. l[=ae]ce; akin to Fries. l[=e]tza, OHG. l[=a]hh[=i], Icel. l[ae]knari, Sw. l[ a]kare, Dan. l[ae]ge, Goth. l[=e]keis, AS. l[=a]cnian to heal, Sw. l[ a]ka, Dan. l[ae]ge, Icel. l[ae]kna, Goth.… …

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  • 2 Horse-leech — n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large blood sucking leech ({H[ae]mopsis vorax}), of Europe and Northern Africa. It attacks the lips and mouths of horses. [1913 Webster] 2. A farrier; a veterinary surgeon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 horse|leech — «HRS LEECH», noun. a large European leech, supposed to attack the mouths and noses of horses as they drink …

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  • 4 Horse-leech —    Occurs only in Prov. 30:15 (Heb. alukah); the generic name for any blood sucking annelid. There are various species in the marshes and pools of Palestine. That here referred to, the Hoemopis, is remarkable for the coarseness of its bite, and… …

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  • 5 horse leech — a leech of either genus Haemopis or Limnatis …

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  • 6 horse-leech — n. Farrier, horse doctor, veterinarian, veterinary surgeon …

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  • 7 horse-leech — …

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  • 8 Leech (Nouveau-Brunswick) — Leech Administration Pays  Canada Province …

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  • 9 Leech — Leech, n. [OE. leche, l[ae]che, physician, AS. l[=ae]ce; akin to Fries. l[=e]tza, OHG. l[=a]hh[=i], Icel. l[ae]knari, Sw. l[ a]kare, Dan. l[ae]ge, Goth. l[=e]keis, AS. l[=a]cnian to heal, Sw. l[ a]ka, Dan. l[ae]ge, Icel. l[ae]kna, Goth. l[=e]kin[ …

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  • 10 Horse-leechery — Horse leech er*y, n. The business of a farrier; especially, the art of curing the diseases of horses. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 European Medical Leech — Taxobox name = European Medical Leech status = LR/nt status system = IUCN2.3 image width = 220px image caption = European Medical Leech in the wild regnum = Animalia phylum = Annelida classis = Clitellata ordo = Hirudinea familia = Hirudidae… …

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  • 12 Haemopis vorax — Leech Leech, n. [OE. leche, l[ae]che, physician, AS. l[=ae]ce; akin to Fries. l[=e]tza, OHG. l[=a]hh[=i], Icel. l[ae]knari, Sw. l[ a]kare, Dan. l[ae]ge, Goth. l[=e]keis, AS. l[=a]cnian to heal, Sw. l[ a]ka, Dan. l[ae]ge, Icel. l[ae]kna, Goth.… …

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  • 13 Hirudo medicinalis — Leech Leech, n. [OE. leche, l[ae]che, physician, AS. l[=ae]ce; akin to Fries. l[=e]tza, OHG. l[=a]hh[=i], Icel. l[ae]knari, Sw. l[ a]kare, Dan. l[ae]ge, Goth. l[=e]keis, AS. l[=a]cnian to heal, Sw. l[ a]ka, Dan. l[ae]ge, Icel. l[ae]kna, Goth.… …

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  • 14 leach — Leech Leech, n. [OE. leche, l[ae]che, physician, AS. l[=ae]ce; akin to Fries. l[=e]tza, OHG. l[=a]hh[=i], Icel. l[ae]knari, Sw. l[ a]kare, Dan. l[ae]ge, Goth. l[=e]keis, AS. l[=a]cnian to heal, Sw. l[ a]ka, Dan. l[ae]ge, Icel. l[ae]kna, Goth.… …

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  • 15 Macrobdella decora — Leech Leech, n. [OE. leche, l[ae]che, physician, AS. l[=ae]ce; akin to Fries. l[=e]tza, OHG. l[=a]hh[=i], Icel. l[ae]knari, Sw. l[ a]kare, Dan. l[ae]ge, Goth. l[=e]keis, AS. l[=a]cnian to heal, Sw. l[ a]ka, Dan. l[ae]ge, Icel. l[ae]kna, Goth.… …

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  • 16 Haemopsis vorax — Horse leech Horse leech , n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large blood sucking leech ({H[ae]mopsis vorax}), of Europe and Northern Africa. It attacks the lips and mouths of horses. [1913 Webster] 2. A farrier; a veterinary surgeon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 List of the animals in the Bible — See main article Animals in the Bible. The following is a list of animals whose name appears in the Bible. Whenever required for the identification, the Hebrew name will be indicated, as well as the specific term used by Zoologists. This list… …

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  • 18 Animals in the Bible — • The sacred books were composed by and for a people almost exclusively given to husbandry and pastoral life, hence in constant communication with nature Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Animals in the Bible     Anima …

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  • 19 Husbandry — (Roget s Thesaurus) >The economy or management of animals. < N PARAG:Husbandry >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 husbandry husbandry taming &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 circuration circuration zoohygiantics Sgm: N 1 domestication domestication domesticity Sgm …

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  • 20 Calamus Swamp — is a 19 acre public preserve that has a natural kettle lake/wetland. It is owned by the Columbus Audubon. It is located 1.5 miles from Circleville in Pickaway County, Ohio. History Calamus Swamp includes the only known kettle lake in Central Ohio …

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