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English → English (gcide) Definition: Clisiocampa Americana Lackey \Lack"ey\, n.; pl. Lackeys. [F. laquais; cf. Sp. & Pg. lacayo; of uncertain origin; perh. of German origin, and akin to E. lick, v.] An attending male servant; a footman; a servile follower. [1913 Webster] Like a Christian footboy or a gentleman's lackey. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Lackey caterpillar (Zo["o]l.), the caterpillar, or larva, of any bombycid moth of the genus Clisiocampa; -- so called from its party-colored markings. The common European species (Clisiocampa neustria) is striped with blue, yellow, and red, with a white line on the back. The American species (Clisiocampa Americana and Clisiocampa sylvatica ) are commonly called tent caterpillars. See Tent caterpillar, under Tent. Lackey moth (Zo["o]l.), the moth which produces the lackey caterpillar. [1913 Webster] Tent \Tent\, n. [OE. tente, F. tente, LL. tenta, fr. L. tendere, tentum, to stretch. See Tend to move, and cf. Tent a roll of lint.] 1. A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas, or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, -- used for sheltering persons from the weather, especially soldiers in camp. [1913 Webster] Within his tent, large as is a barn. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) The representation of a tent used as a bearing. [1913 Webster] Tent bed, a high-post bedstead curtained with a tentlike canopy. Tent caterpillar (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of gregarious caterpillars which construct on trees large silken webs into which they retreat when at rest. Some of the species are very destructive to fruit trees. The most common American species is the larva of a bombycid moth (Clisiocampa Americana). Called also lackery caterpillar , and webworm. [1913 Webster]


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