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blowing viper

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  • blowing viper — noun see blowing adder …   Useful english dictionary

  • viper — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. adder, snake, serpent; traitor, turncoat, Judas [Iscariot], Iago, double dealer, rat (sl.); viperess. See animal, improbity. II (Roget s IV) n. Types of vipers include: adder, asp, cobra, rhinoceros… …   English dictionary for students

  • blowing adder — noun or blowing viper Etymology: so called from its habit of distending the surface of its head before striking : hognose snake …   Useful english dictionary

  • blowing adder — Hognosesnake Hog nose snake (Zo[ o]l.) A harmless North American snake of the genus {Heterodon}, esp. {Heterodon platyrhynos}; called also {puffing adder}, {blowing adder}, and {sand viper}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blowing adder — Puff Puff, n. [Akin to G. & Sw. puff a blow, Dan. puf, D. pof; of imitative origin. Cf. {Buffet}.] 1. A sudden and single emission of breath from the mouth; hence, any sudden or short blast of wind; a slight gust; a whiff. To every puff of wind a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sand viper — Hognosesnake Hog nose snake (Zo[ o]l.) A harmless North American snake of the genus {Heterodon}, esp. {Heterodon platyrhynos}; called also {puffing adder}, {blowing adder}, and {sand viper}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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