How To Spell ant?

Correct spelling: ant

What does the abbreviation ant mean?

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  1. He replied, 'Formation for taking advantage of ant heaps. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  2. His self of all selves, the quiet, remote, crowned, and inscrutable I, sat apart, alike curious and indifferent, watched the others, and knew how little worth the while was the stir in the ant hill. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  3. They all three travelled away together, and came to an ant hill. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  4. It may be imagined what disorder this company made there, and the surprise of Rose and his servants at an inexhaustible ant hill of foxes come to one night! – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 3 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  5. Slowly stalking out of the bushes, Masheesh, as though nothing had happened, gravely walked to the foot of the tree, took up the ant eater which, alarmed at the noise, had rolled itself up like a hedgehog, and brought it to where the missionary was seated. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  6. I have a man in my mind now who has exactly the head and face, if face it can be called, of an ant – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  7. " 'Tis like an ant hill," Cyril said. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  8. " Big Ant Black," continued Zene, " she lived in a hill by a stump, but Little Ant Red she lived on a leaf up a tree." – Old Caravan Days by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  9. As it resists the white- ant an insect that destroys oak and every other kind of wood, and is never subject to the dry- rot, it is invaluable for building purposes. – The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
  10. When a tree is healthy, he argued, a wolf cannot harm it; as well dread the butterfly that lights on its leaves or the ant that runs around its trunk. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith

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