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English → English (gcide) Definition: Bait bug Bait \Bait\ (b[=a]t), n. [Icel. beita food, beit pasture, akin to AS. b[=a]t food, Sw. bete. See Bait, v. t.] 1. Any substance, esp. food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, inclosure, or net. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything which allures; a lure; enticement; temptation. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] 3. A portion of food or drink, as a refreshment taken on a journey; also, a stop for rest and refreshment. [1913 Webster] 4. A light or hasty luncheon. [1913 Webster] Bait bug (Zo["o]l.), a crustacean of the genus Hippa found burrowing in sandy beaches. See Anomura. [1913 Webster] Bug \Bug\ (b[u^]g), n. [OE. bugge, fr. W. bwg, bwgan, hobgoblin, scarecrow, bugbear. Cf. Bogey, Boggle.] 1. A bugbear; anything which terrifies. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Sir, spare your threats: The bug which you would fright me with I seek. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A general name applied to various insects belonging to the Hemiptera; as, the squash bug; the chinch bug, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) An insect of the genus Cimex, especially the bedbug (Cimex lectularius). See Bedbug. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) One of various species of Coleoptera; as, the ladybug; potato bug, etc.; loosely, any beetle. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zo["o]l.) One of certain kinds of Crustacea; as, the sow bug; pill bug; bait bug; salve bug, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: According to popular usage in England and among housekeepers in America around 1900, bug, when not joined with some qualifying word, was used specifically for bedbug. As a general term it is now used very loosely in America as a colloquial term to mean any small crawling thing, such as an insect or arachnid, and was formerly used still more loosely in England. “God's rare workmanship in the ant, the poorest bug that creeps.” --Rogers (--Naaman). “This bug with gilded wings.” --Pope. [1913 Webster +PJC] 6. (Computers) An error in the coding of a computer program, especially one causing the program to malfunction or fail. See, for example, year 2000 bug. “That's not a bug, it's a feature!” [PJC] 7. Any unexpected defect or flaw, such as in a machine or a plan. [PJC] 8. A hidden electronic listening device, used to hear or record conversations surreptitiously. [PJC] 9. An infectious microorganism; a germ[4]. [Colloq.] [PJC] 10. An undiagnosed illness, usually mild, believed to be caused by an infectious organism. [Colloq.] Note: In some communities in the 1990's, the incidence of AIDS is high and AIDS is referred to colloquially as “the bug”. [PJC] 11. An enthusiast; -- used mostly in combination, as a camera bug. [Colloq.] [PJC] Bait bug. See under Bait. Bug word, swaggering or threatening language. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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