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midgie

(ˈmɪdʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) informal Scot and Austral and NZ a small winged biting insect such as the midge or sandfly
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"We want people to be as comfy as possible so please bring along blankets and chairs, and of course some midgie spray.
We asked a few of the staff who took part for their comments: Ms Scrafton told us: "The 3 Peaks Challenge was tough, tiring but hugely rewarding, great - apart from the midgie bites!" Miss Appleby commented: "Like the Sahara Desert, it went on and on and on!
In his apocalyptic vision, we'll all be barefoot, gorging on midgie burgers and humble pie.
Forecasters say it could be a bumper season for the dreaded Scottish midgie, with an estimated 68billion of the blighters ready to emerge.
Other times objects form a compositional triangle, such as the portraits on the bedside table in "Aunt Midgie and Grandma Ruby" (2007).
It was pleasing to see many amusing, quirky books, such as Good Morning Mr Pancakes, Mozzie and Midgie and The Aunties' Three.
The importance of diminutive forms is also shown in their role in the formation of compounds: Tulloch (1997: 409) refers to Macafee's study of Glaswegian (1994) for the case of midgie (= refuse collection arrangements), which has become part of midgie- man (= dustman) and midgie-motor (= the dustman's lorry).
and wife, Nancy, of Temple, N.H.; a daughter, Eileen Fallavollita and husband, Carl, of South Carolina; sisters, Midgie Lenkiewicz and Barbie Wheeler, both of Massachusetts: a granddaughter, Maryellen Day of Milford, N.H.; two grandsons, Paul Fallavollita of South Carolina and Michael E.
"One that's challenging but achievable," says mental performance and lifestyle coach Midgie Thompson.
There is the purchase of airline tickets, ferry crossings, travel insurance, villa/tent/hotel accommodation, sun cream, contraceptives, new Speedos, diarrhoea tablets, midgie repellent it all adds up very quickly.
Segal" for pieces on current events and celebrities (the assassination of JFK, the death of Marilyn Monroe, a hurricane in Florida, recent scientific discoveries, Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, or the cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin); feuilletons (his vegetarianism, the rising crime rate in America); theater and movie reviews (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf The Night of the Iguana, Rhinoceros, as well as the immortal Midgie Purvis [a Tallulah Bankhead vehicle] and A Worm in Horseradish); and some children's stories, such as the Chelm tales.
Fearing an attack of the dreaded midgie, organisers had installed massive machines to suck midges away from the venue.