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  • (v. t.) To seize with the teeth, so that they enter or nip the thing seized
  • to lacerate, crush, or wound with the teeth
  • as, to bite an apple
  • to bite a crust
  • the dog bit a man.
  • (v. t.) To puncture, abrade, or sting with an organ (of some insects) used in taking food.
  • (v. t.) To cause sharp pain, or smarting, to
  • to hurt or injure, in a literal or a figurative sense
  • as, pepper bites the mouth.
  • (v. t.) To cheat
  • to trick
  • to take in.
  • (v. t.) To take hold of
  • to hold fast
  • to adhere to
  • as, the anchor bites the ground.
  • (v. i.) To seize something forcibly with the teeth
  • to wound with the teeth
  • to have the habit of so doing
  • as, does the dog bite?
  • (v. i.) To cause a smarting sensation
  • to have a property which causes such a sensation
  • to be pungent
  • as, it bites like pepper or mustard.
  • (v. i.) To cause sharp pain
  • to produce anguish
  • to hurt or injure
  • to have the property of so doing.
  • (v. i.) To take a bait into the mouth, as a fish does
  • hence, to take a tempting offer.
  • (v. i.) To take or keep a firm hold
  • as, the anchor bites.
  • (v.) The act of seizing with the teeth or mouth
  • the act of wounding or separating with the teeth or mouth
  • a seizure with the teeth or mouth, as of a bait
  • as, to give anything a hard bite.
  • (v.) The act of puncturing or abrading with an organ for taking food, as is done by some insects.
  • (v.) The wound made by biting
  • as, the pain of a dog's or snake's bite
  • the bite of a mosquito.
  • (v.) A morsel
  • as much as is taken at once by biting.
  • (v.) The hold which the short end of a lever has upon the thing to be lifted, or the hold which one part of a machine has upon another.
  • (v.) A cheat
  • a trick
  • a fraud.
  • (v.) A sharper
  • one who cheats.
  • (v.) A blank on the edge or corner of a page, owing to a portion of the frisket, or something else, intervening between the type and paper.
  • (n.) One who, or that which, bites
  • that which bites often, or is inclined to bite, as a dog or fish.
  • (n.) One who cheats
  • a sharper.
  • (a.) Doubly ternate, as when a petiole has three ternate leaflets.

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