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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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The bank selected the Daddy Long Legs School, which operates the after-school class in Seongbuk-gu, as the eighth beneficiary of its philanthropy program, and gave the funds to support it.
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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.
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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.
One of the drawbacks with having long pins is that when you dance, you look like a daddy long legs.