Thesaurus / flea
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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The accompanying cut represents in part the head of a flea, and is annexed in order to give a specimen of a simple eye.

Rogers used to say that a man who attempts to read all the new publications must often do as the flea does—skip.

The Jest BookMark Lemon

It is superfluous to add that the flea is as common as the dog, and as indifferent also to the peace of the stranger.

The Old World and Its WaysWilliam Jennings Bryan

Welcome horse-hair vests, sacking sheets, and the “bitter bite of the flea,”—sad entertainment for gentlemen!

Hugh, Bishop of LincolnCharles L. Marson

Horace gently took the girl's hands in his, and Flea lowered her sun-browned face.

As it happens, the flea is not a flea at all, but a grain of snuff.

"That flea went in one ear and came out the other," declared the little old gentleman, poking Jane with the toe of a worn shoe.

No animal now alive has more than a small fraction of the strength, in proportion to its size, of the minutest spider or flea.

Even the flea in the bit of dog hair did not point direct to the location of the dog.

I know not to what it may be owing, but the flea does seem to multiply in a way that is astonishing.

WORDS RELATED TO FLEA

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.