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Definition of Bites
BiteBite Bite, v. t. [imp. Bit; p. p. Bitten, Bit; p. pr. &
vb. n. Biting.] [OE. biten, AS. b[=i]tan; akin to D.
bijten, OS. b[=i]tan, OHG. b[=i]zan, G. beissen, Goth.
beitan, Icel. b[=i]ta, Sw. bita, Dan. bide, L. findere to
cleave, Skr. bhid to cleave. [root]87. Cf. Fissure.]
1. To seize with the teeth, so that they enter or nip the
thing seized; to lacerate, crush, or wound with the teeth;
as, to bite an apple; to bite a crust; the dog bit a man.
Such smiling rogues as these, Like rats, oft bite
the holy cords atwain. --Shak.
2. To puncture, abrade, or sting with an organ (of some
insects) used in taking food.
3. To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to; to hurt or injure,
in a literal or a figurative sense; as, pepper bites the
mouth. ``Frosts do bite the meads.' --Shak.
4. To cheat; to trick; to take in. [Colloq.] --Pope.
5. To take hold of; to hold fast; to adhere to; as, the
anchor bites the ground.
The last screw of the rack having been turned so
often that its purchase crumbled, . . . it turned
and turned with nothing to bite. --Dickens.
To bite the dust, To bite the ground, to fall in the
agonies of death; as, he made his enemy bite the dust.
To bite in (Etching), to corrode or eat into metallic
plates by means of an acid.
To bite the thumb at (any one), formerly a mark of
contempt, designed to provoke a quarrel; to defy. ``Do you
bite your thumb at us?' --Shak.
To bite the tongue, to keep silence. --Shak.
Bite Bite, v. i.
1. To seize something forcibly with the teeth; to wound with
the teeth; to have the habit of so doing; as, does the dog
2. To cause a smarting sensation; to have a property which
causes such a sensation; to be pungent; as, it bites like
pepper or mustard.
3. To cause sharp pain; to produce anguish; to hurt or
injure; to have the property of so doing.
At the last it [wine] biteth like serpent, and
stingeth like an adder. --Prov. xxiii.
4. To take a bait into the mouth, as a fish does; hence, to
take a tempting offer.
5. To take or keep a firm hold; as, the anchor bites.
Meaning of Bites from wikipedia
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- and grooming other
animals. Animal bites often result
in serious infections
and some times
even death. Dog bites
are commonplace, with human
- series), a 2011 drama starring Becki Newton
(film), a 1993 comedy starring
Adam Ant Love Bites
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- night. Their bites
in a number
of health impacts including
skin rashes, psychological effects
symptoms. Bed bug bites
may lead to...
- Killing Bites
Baitsu) is a ****anese manga series written
by Shinya Murata
Sumita. It has been serialized
that "Another One Bites
the Dust" be released
as a single. At the 1981 American Music Awards
on 30 January, "Another One Bites
the Dust" won the award...
- recluse spider
with a necrotic
to other recluse spider bites
, their bite sometimes requires medical
attention. The brown recluse
is one of...
- pain and swelling
in the area of the bite
, and may cause other reactions throughout
the body. The majority
are not life-threatening to humans
- spider bite
, also known
as arachnidism, is an injury resulting
from the bite
of a spider. The effects
of most bites
are not serious. Most bites
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