Definition of Sticktight

1. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing.




2. Noun. Parasitic on especially the heads of chickens.
Exact synonyms: Echidnophaga Gallinacea, Sticktight Flea
Generic synonyms: Flea
Group relationships: Echidnophaga, Genus Echidnophaga

Definition of Sticktight

1. n. Beggar's ticks.

Definition of Sticktight

1. Noun. ''Hackelia virginiana'', a biennial plant native to Eastern North America, with sticky burrs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sticktight

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sticktight

stickpin
stickpins
stickproof
sticks
sticks and stone
sticks and stones
sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me
sticks up
stickseeds
sticksful
stickshift
stickshifts
sticksman
sticksmen
sticktight (current term)
sticktight flea
sticktights
sticktion
sticktoitive
sticktoitiveness
stickum
stickums
stickup
stickup man
stickups
stickwater
stickweed
stickweeds
stickwork

Literary usage of Sticktight

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1. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"They have been shown capable of transmitting plague, and both feed readily on man and will feed on rats. The sticktight flea ..."

2. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1918)
"... every two or three days with vaseline to which has been added a few drops of lysol or cresol soap (15 drops to 85 oz. of vaseline). sticktight Flea. ..."

3. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1918)
"... every two or three days with vaseline to which has been added a few drops of lysol or cresol soap (15 drops to 85 oz. of vaseline). sticktight Flea. ..."

4. The Weed Flora of Iowa by L. H. Pammel, Charlotte M King, John Nathan Martin (1913)
"... oats Ambrosia artemisiifolia A. Small ragweed Ambrosia trifida A. Large ragweed Arctium lappa B. Burdock Bidens cernua A. sticktight Bidens discoidea A. ..."

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