Definition of Ettercap
1. attercop [n -S] - See also: attercop
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Literary usage of Ettercap
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Stray Leaves from a Border Garden by Mary Pamela (Ellis) Milne-Home (1901)
"To-day Boy and I saw a tiny crimson spider. I like the old Scotch name for a spider—ettercap. It seems to be quite gone out of use, at least here. ..."
2. The Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1889)
"The ettercap i« the poison-spider ... AJ 'twin wt« Will and Tarnt The an« Ba perfect ettercap. Toe libere Jiut a lamh. W. Miller. /Tirar* «i «»a. ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"replied Master ettercap. " Shake all out, and take in three fresh reefs—Lie out—reef away !" " Ay, яу, sir !" cried the midshipman ; and the captain of the ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1827)
"... more anxiety than I do in the way o' sympathy at this present time, on account o' the enormities of the law, which Caption, the ettercap, is mustering, ..."