Definition for lice (2 of 2)
noun, plural lice [lahys] /laɪs/ for 1–3, lous·es for 4.
verb (used with object), loused, lous·ing.
Origin of louse
Examples from the Web for lice
All of us become covered in lice and insects, which became maddening.A Syrian Soldier on Being Arrested for Refusing to Shoot Civilians|Andrew Slater|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some of the images are very poignant, like the one of a boy searching for lice in his clothes.Poland Observes 70th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising With Exhibit of 3D Photos|Justin Green|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With most diseases spread by rodents, the mouse or rat or vole is only an intermediary (a “host”) for fleas and lice and the like.
If you have dead bodies, pestilence, lice, with a 90 temperature--mosquitoes, flies--then you have serious problems.
The application should be repeated a week later to destroy all lice hatched from the nits in the interval.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Effect, all the lice dead ten hours later; the younger forms were dropping within an hour.
This insect may be destroyed by the same remedies as are used for lice and for the human itch.Our Common Insects|Alpheus Spring Packard
Every part of his clothing was gray with the lice that were hastening his death with their torments.Andersonville, Volume 2|John McElroy
Leave them without food for a day and then give them some green plant-lice and watch them devour the lice.An Elementary Study of Insects|Leonard Haseman