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fleabite

[ flee-bahyt ]
/ ˈfliˌbaɪt /
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noun

the bite of a flea.
the red spot caused by the bite of a flea.
any petty annoyance or irritation, as a trifling wound.

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Origin of fleabite

First recorded in 1400–50, fleabite is from late Middle English flee byte. See flea, bite
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British Dictionary definitions for fleabite

fleabite
/ (ˈfliːˌbaɪt) /

noun

the bite of a flea
a slight or trifling annoyance or discomfort
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