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weeverfish

(wē′vĕr-fĭsh″) [O.Fr. wivre, serpent + ″]
Any of several species of poisonous, bottom-dwelling fish of shallow salt waters, with dorsal and opercular spines that are used to inject a toxin into skin and soft tissue.
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Weever fish and sea urchins often leave spines in the wound which can be difficult to remove.
Weever fish stings can cause vomiting, headaches and lightheadedness and cause severe pain in their victims.
The Irish water safety group advises: "Should a bather step on a weever fish then the pain is excruciating as the spines embed into the human flesh and discharge their poison.
The quality of the services as well as the positive impact of the activities is also recognized by the various new clients Weever Media was able to win in 2015; household names like Unister (ab-in-den-Urlaub, News.
Disclaiming 'a general history of libraries' as her goal, she proceeds through close readings of texts written by a number of important figures of this period: John Lydgate, Thomas More, Thomas Starkey, Thomas Elyot, Matthew Parker, Edmund Spenser, Robert Cotton, William Camden, John Weever, Francis Bacon, and Thomas James.
John Weever used this rhyme in his epigram upon Marston and Jonson in 1599, applying "spirit" to Jonson and "merit" to Marston.
The innocent-looking but dangerous weever fish left its mark on several bathers in Pembrokeshire last week.
For her charming exploration of Aesop in the late Middle Age, de Weever (English, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, emerita) has chosen two printed editions of the Fables, one in Latin from 1497 and a bilingual Latin-Parmigiana edition from 1526.
Along the way we encounter a series of case studies that highlight the contributions of Higden, Stow, Speed, Weever, Selden, and Ussher.
6) Dort ABD kaynakli ve uc Avrupa kaynakli bilimsel dergiyi 1970-1995 yillari arasinda inceleyen Weever, ABD kaynakli dergilerde yayimlanan makalelerin ortalama %88'inin ABD'de yerlesik akademisyenler tarafindan yazildigini, bu oranin Avrupa kaynakh dergilerde %401ara dizstizgiznii tespit etmistir.