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1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) any fragile mosquito-like dipterous insect of the family Chironomidae, occurring in dancing swarms, esp near water
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) any similar or related insect, such as the biting midge and gall midge
3. a small or diminutive person or animal
[Old English mycge; compare Old High German mucca, Danish myg]
1. any of numerous minute dipterous insects, esp. of the family Chironomidae, somewhat resembling a mosquito.
2. a tiny person.
[before 900; Old English mycg(e); c. Old Saxon muggia, Old High German mucca, Old Norse mȳ; akin to Latin musca, Greek myîa fly]
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
midge [ˈmɪdʒ] n → moucheron m
midge → ذُبَابَة صغيرة komár dansemyg kleine Mücke σκνίπα mosquito sääski moucheron mušica moscerino 小虫 작은 날벌레 mug knott komar mosquito мошка mygga แมลงตัวเล็กคล้ายยุงกัดคนและสัตว์ tatarcık muỗi vằn 蠓虫
n (Brit) → Mücke f
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"I make my vow," quoth merry Robin, smiting him upon the shoulder, "thou art the mightiest Midge that e'er mine eyes beheld.
He would not cross the door-stones of the house, except at night, when he walked just like a ghost about the grounds and in the orchard as if he had lost his senses-- which it is my opinion he had; for a more spirited, bolder, keener gentleman than he was before that midge of a governess crossed him, you never saw, ma'am.
Encouraged by his success, in the evening, when they were sitting alone in the large study, where East lived now almost, "vice Arthur on leave," after examining the new fishing-rod, which both pronounced to be the genuine article ("play enough to throw a midge tied on a single hair against the wind, and strength enough to hold a grampus"), they naturally began talking about Arthur.
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