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daddy longlegs,

name applied to the harvestmanharvestman,
arachnid, often called daddy longlegs because of its eight long, slender legs. The harvestman has a rounded or oval body possessing glands that give off an acrid scent.
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, an arachnid, and to the crane flycrane fly,
true fly resembling a mosquito, often called daddy longlegs because of its six long, delicate legs. (The harvestman, also called daddy longlegs, belongs to an unrelated order.) Most species of crane flies have a single pair of wings and slender bodies.
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, an insect.
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Marilyn Edwards from Hexham caught seven keeping four fine fish for 10lb 12oz on Daddy Long Legs.
Daddy Long Legs had a wind operation last year and ran well enough on his only subsequent start.
Daddy Long Legs lived up to his name in the UAE Derby, with the three-year-colt having enough in his stride to hold off the fast-finishing Yang Tse Kiang.
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Fontburn: Daddy Long Legs, Black and Peacock Spider, Dawson's Olive.
THERE are 648 British species including, perhaps the most famous of all, the Daddy Long Legs (Pholcus phalangioides).
London, March 27 (ANI): A new research has determined that warm summers are dramatically reducing populations of daddy long legs, which in turn is having a severe impact on the bird populations which rely on them for food.
Alton, the choreographer of Anything Goes and Pal Joey for the stage and White Christmas and Daddy Long Legs for the movies, was a student of the Bolshoi dancer Mikhail Mordkin, who toured with Pavlova.
AIDAN O'BRIEN's Royal Lodge winner Daddy Long Legs is among nine horses confirmed for the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster on Saturday.
The quirkily-named Daddy Long Legs (11-4) was the undoubted star, dominating from the front under Colm O'Donoghue to finish a healthy three and a quarter lengths in front of Tenth Star and Wrote.
Similarly, another noted, "[At home] there are hardly any bugs or daddy long legs, instead there are roaches.
Music fans in 1970 eat fish and chips at the Sophia Gardens pavilion while watching a non-stop |12-hour concert featuring the bands Black Sabbath, Daddy Long Legs and Tea and Sympathy |Music fans in 1970 eat fish and chips at the Sophia Gardens pavilion while watching a non-stop |12-hour concert featuring the bands Black Sabbath, Daddy Long Legs and Tea and Sympathy