flea-bitten


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flea-bitten

1. bitten by or infested with fleas
2. (of the coat of a horse) having reddish-brown spots on a lighter background
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In its present rather flea-bitten state it would only fetch pounds 10-pounds 20.
First, they haggled us hugely down from last year's offer as if our game is a flea-bitten rug in a Marrakesh market.
The pet has fallen for an 'older' feline - a burly, flea-bitten moggie that waits patiently by the kitchen door.
The genie looked at the flea-bitten mutt and said: "I'm not a miracle worker - think of another wish."
"Back when we were trying to find them both new homes Beth was a flea-bitten puppy and Cilla had been ill-treated, but both are now doing really well," said Ann.
If, like me, your puppy is now flea-bitten and irreparably mad, w ell...
Mrs James, of Coity, Bridgend, said: 'Despite being a bit flea-bitten and scruffy, he's fine.'
The genie looked at the flea-bitten mutt and said: "I'm not a miracle-worker - think of another wish." So Murray asked: "Can you make Scotland qualify for the next World Cup?" The genie replied: "Let me take another look at your dog." Today Tigger Tim Henman meets Dmitry Tursunov, the man who turfed him out of Wimbledon last year - and the Australian Open in January.
By 1970 it was decided a flea-bitten squirrel might not continue to inspire the attention of British children.
A couple who failed to get vet treatment for a cat and flea-bitten dog in their care have been fined by magistrates.
Horrified neighbours alerted the RSPCA to the emaciated and flea-bitten state of the dog who was later put down because of his appalling injuries.
What's she going to do - shuffle around the Barras trying on flea-bitten coats?