The only condition was that the heads should be free from lice and nits (eggs).
There are no bugs in the blankets, no nits in the hair, no maggots in the cheese.
It is propagated by means of the ova or nits, which are glued to the hairs of the head.
We must kill them, big and little,” said the leader; “nits will be lice.
And will all die as dead as nits, if they bain't got out and cured!
Although we boiled our clothes, to our horror the nits appeared again.
Lizzie had said; she had never heard of anybody who did not have "nits" in their hair.
And each day before breakfast we soaked the seams of our clothes in vile-smelling creosote to kill off the lice and nits.
The application should be repeated a week later to destroy all lice hatched from the nits in the interval.
Nits: If the head is shampooed regularly each week as above described, it will cure and prevent the condition of "nits."