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The bedbug (Fig. 35) (Cimex lectularis) has been accused of transmitting plague, relapsing fever and other diseases.

Insects and DiseasesRennie W. Doane

While I was working in this way, getting more enraged every moment, a bedbug ran out of the seam between my fingers.

The Woman Who ToilsMrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst

In Kansas, the bedbug is improperly called the chintz-bug, and is believed to dwell under the bark of the cotton-wood tree.

He has found the parasite in all stages of development in the bedbug.

Insects and DiseasesRennie W. Doane

The bedbug is more of a tradition than a fact, and many of those who shudder at mention of him have never seen one of his kind.

You armed yourself with malice enough to fight a bedbug, and you started out after a bear, is that it?

Foma GordyeffMaxim Gorky

The spread of the bedbug is mainly due to its being carried from place to place in furniture and clothing.

The experimenters doubted that the bedbug is a carrier of the virus in nature.

Handbook of Medical EntomologyWilliam Albert Riley

The bedbug is also by no means the harmless creature which it is generally regarded.

How to LiveIrving Fisher and Eugene Fisk

But Lorenzo had privately vowed that the next time he saw Sordello he would squash him like a bedbug.

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