or bed bug
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The bedbug (Fig. 35) (Cimex lectularis) has been accused of transmitting plague, relapsing fever and other diseases.
While I was working in this way, getting more enraged every moment, a bedbug ran out of the seam between my fingers.The Woman Who Toils|Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
In Kansas, the bedbug is improperly called the chintz-bug, and is believed to dwell under the bark of the cotton-wood tree.Guide to Hotel Housekeeping|Mary E. Palmer
He has found the parasite in all stages of development in the bedbug.
The bedbug is more of a tradition than a fact, and many of those who shudder at mention of him have never seen one of his kind.Happiness as Found in Forethought Minus Fearthought|Horace Fletcher