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butterfly net

A term referring to a hypothetical device that mental health personnel are popularly believed to use to detain the mentally disturbed.
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Accordingly, having made everything snug in camp, the party, Tom and Ned equipped with electric rifles, and the professor with a butterfly net and specimen boxes, set forth.
He could see him yet, his queer little monkeyish face eloquent with fear, his back burdened with specimen cases, in his hands Bassett's butterfly net and naturalist's shot-gun, as he quavered, in Beche-de-mer English: "Me fella too much fright along bush.
Armed with butterfly nets, Rykken, park staff and volunteers scooped up bees from alpine meadows, roadsides and river banks.
Next we used the butterfly nets to catch butterflies and other flying insects.
Those who seek perfection can dream of stepping into Eden with their trowels, kneelers, dimpled gloves and butterfly nets.
We bought tickets for the <i>elektrichka</i>, packed butterfly nets, tinned milk, fishhooks to while away summer by the Lethe, that quietest of <i>dacha brooks</i>.
They put them all in a hotel in Culver City, and they got smashed every night, and they had to pick them up in butterfly nets.
to noon Saturday in Alton Baker Park's Walama Butterfly Meadow; use butterfly nets, magnifiers and bug barns to catch and learn; meet outside the Host Residence; free for members, $5/family for nonmembers; regi ster at 541-687-9699 or n earby nature.
As part of the Lobley Hill project, Groundwork will be establishing an environment club for eight to 11-year-olds in September and the Asda Living donation will be used to buy equipment such as butterfly nets and other practical materials to enable the children to learn more about the environment and help take care of it.
This evening three of us went for a stroll and looked at the cloud rolling over the range, Later John Hunt and Mike Westmacott came up with butterfly nets and began chasing butterflies.
By using their smartphones like digital butterfly nets to capture photos of the animals and plants they discover, they chronicle and share their experiences at the refuges," says Charles Regan, senior vice president for National Geographic Maps.
The cover illustration is a delightful Ducote lithograph of the women as colourful butterflies flying above potential husbands waiting below with butterfly nets.