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But after a while the tadpole's mother came out, and then the minnows caught it!

It seemed to me very like the tadpole resolution in "Festina lente."

We come now to the final stages in the life of the tadpole babies.

There is a common belief that at a certain time the tail of the tadpole falls off.

Like a tadpole, the market seems to consume itself in transactions.

He was a famous swimmer, having been used to the water from the time he was a tadpole.

"More like a tadpole than anything," mused the unhappy father.

That is because he has not yet gotten rid of his tadpole tail.

Let us not forget to add that he styled Keats "the tadpole of the Lakists."

Tadpole asks if any one can tell her the origin of "Blind-man's buff."

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from tadde "toad" (see toad) + pol "head" (see poll (n.)).

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