Definition of Stings

1. Noun. (plural of sting) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of sting) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stings

1. sting [v] - See also: sting

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stings

stingier
stingiest
stingily
stinginess
stinginesses
stinging
stinging hair
stinging nettle
stingingly
stingings
stingless
stingo
stingos
stingray
stingrays
stings (current term)
stingy
stink
stink-bomb
stink-cat
stink-cats
stink badger
stink badgers
stink bell
stink bomb
stink bombs
stink bug
stink bugs
stink eye
stink fly

Literary usage of Stings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Science and Art of Surgery: Being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries by Marcus Beck (1884)
"In the treatment of stings of insects the application of cooling lotions or of a cold poultice, or rubbing the part with olive-oil, will 1« found the most ..."

2. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"The stings of the common Bee, Wasp, and Hornet, may all be made to display ... This consists of a pair of 'saws' which are not unlike the 'stings' of Bees, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1836)
"Death from the stings of Bees and olker Insects. By JAMES MEASE, MD, Sx., &c., &c.—I. Stin-gs of Bees. In Ihc year 1820, my attention was roused by a ..."

4. Prevention of Disease and Care of the Sick: How to Keep Well and what to Do by William Gordon Stimpson, Milton Hugh Foster (1919)
"The stings of bees and wasps and yellow jackets are very painful but not ... The stings of these insects are very much more severe than those of wasps or ..."

5. Homoeopathic Domestic Medicine by Joseph Laurie (1848)
"stings OF INSECTS. The severe pain and febrile irritation which sometimes ensues from the stings of insects, such as bees, wasps, &c is frequently speedily ..."

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