daddy-long-legs


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daddy-long-legs

[ˈdædɪˈlɒŋlegz] N (Brit) → típula f

daddy-long-legs

[ˌdædɪˈlɒŋlɛgz] n pl invzanzarone m, tipula (Zool)
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That one, for instance, like the limb of a daddy-long-legs.
swyddogol arnyn nhw, er yn amlach na pheidio, maen nhw'n cael eu galw'n daddy-long-legs - am resymau cwbl amlwg wrth gwrs.
Wasps turn into sugar addicts, daddy-long-legs commit hara kiri, and biting insects bite like there's no tomorrow.
They are in fact the Pholcidae family of spiders and the confusion arises as they are, like crane flies, also known as daddy-long-legs.
This follow-up to Daddy-Long-Legs was a best seller in the United States.
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Daddy-long-legs or crane flies; 2 Nelson; 3 Falcon; 4 They have webbed feet; 5 The Oxford Committee For Famine Relief; 6 The Picts; 7 Scrubbers; 8 The gerbil; 9 Slovenia; 10 Julio Iglesias.
I was eating a pie at a golf course when I put a piece of meat and a whole daddy-long-legs in my mouth.