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  1. the larva of an antlion.


  1. any of various small, squat vehicles.
  2. a divining rod or similar device supposedly useful in locating underground water, oil, minerals, etc.
  3. British Informal. buzz bomb.


  1. another name for the V-1
  2. a diviner’s rod
  3. a US name for antlion (def. 2)
  4. US any of certain insect larvae that resemble the antlion

type of beetle or larvae, c.1866, Southern U.S. dialect; see doodle + bug (n.). The same word was applied 1944 in R.A.F. slang to German V-model flying bombs.

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