Recent Examples of flea from the Web
Most cases there are spread by fleas that bite rats, which increase in number after the rice harvest.
Bubonic plague is spread by infected rats via flea bites.
Closer examination revealed the pinscher had a severe flea infestation.
The Los Angeles Rams are working on end-of-game situations, Gurley and Woods are working a flea flicker.
On first-and-10 from their own 16, a double-handoff-then-pitch-back-to-the-QB flea flicker, Jeff Driskel found Harrison Bryant for 24 yards.
On a South Seas island, it was noticed that the flea population was increasing at an alarming rate.
On a flea-flicker a couple plays later, left tackle Andre Smith was turned around by Watt and Steelers defensive lineman Tyson Alualu pressured up the middle.
Readers are encouraged to forgo their collections of harmful cleaning and beauty products in favor of kombucha kitchen spray, facial toner, and flea repellent, all the while wearing a custom set of homemade SCOBY earrings.
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Origin and Etymology of flea
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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