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bed bug

Drug slang
Regional slang for fellow drug addict.
 
Public health
A small haematophagous (blood-sucking) arthropod.
 
Clinical findings
Pruritus and, in sensitive individuals, urticaria, vesiculobullous lesions, arthalgia, asthmatiform symptoms.
 
Types
• Cosmopolitan—Cimex lectularius.
• Tropical—Cimex hemipterus.
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Gan fod ei hewythr yn ddifrifol wael, mae Saffron wedi dychwelyd ei Hyfforddeiaeth dros dro ac mae Butlins yn cadw lle iddi fel Redcoat.
For decades, families holidayed there before the shutters came down for the last time at the end of the season in September, 1983, Butlins, or course, typified the British postwar holiday camp experience, with its redcoats, rides, swimming, dancing, entertainment, plain food and uncertain weather.
Wannabe Redcoat Sophie Taylor was forced to improvise during her dance audition when the music for her prepared minute routine failed.
Redcoat intends to market the device under the brand name RAPID PURSUIT (TM).
Butlin's Redcoats Class of 2013 will "graduate" this February half term.
Being a Redcoat at Butlins, a British holiday institution celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, transformed Frank from a shy teenager to a confident entertainer, who performed live shows in front of a 2500-strong audience.
Butlins is planning to go into "hi-de-higher" education by teaming up with a university to launch a foundation degree for aspiring Redcoats.
Another general, one who will perhaps become president, fights his way free of a cluster of redcoats, without feeling the slightest thrill, while, on horseback in the background, his slaves watch for him to botch it.
As any publisher knows, it often takes years for a magazine to become profitable," said Julian Taylor, Chairman and CEO of RedCoat Publishing.
Those are the words of Saffron Tinnuche who has overcome tragedy in her life to set up the prospect of a dream job as a Butlins Redcoat.
Speaking at the event, Tony Collier, who was a senior Redcoat at the Barry camp, said: "We became a family and we are still a family today.
Ernie also sent the prince a copy of his latest book, The Adventures of Rusty Redcoat Volume Two, which has a foreword by Professor David Bellamy OBE, who supports Ernie's campaign.