limpet

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limpet

a marine gastropod MOLLUSC of the genus Patella that has a single, conical shell. When exposed at low water it attaches itself very firmly to the substrate, usually rocks.
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Mccarville Jean A, to Robbers Brian A, 87825 Limpit Ln, Florence; $240,000.
At one stage the great man seemed to freeze when a schoolkid -who had hurdled the hoardings and squeezed his way past security and a ring of brightly-bibbed snappers -clutched on to him like a limpit in the centre circle.
Up front Kevin Darley stuck like a limpit on the stands rail on Perryston View and made all the running at 11-1 to land half a dream for Scottish- born trainer Peter Calver .