White-gray fur covered a body with moth-eaten wings, a hideous face and yellowed fangs.
Dean didn't even offer a quip about Fred's tightness with a buck and his moth-eaten purse as the old man called over a waitress to do the duties.
The other four trunks displayed like goods—a moth-eaten gorilla suit, two bloody collections of dresses, and an outfit Dean supposed Frankenstein wore when he went out for a little nightlife.
Warmth bloomed within her while her heart beat with more excitement than a moth outside a lighted window.
Some appeared empty while others…she stopped looking when she saw the fanged moth man.
"You look happier than a moth on a cashmere sweater," Fred said.
The winter moth (Cheimatobia brumata) must be kept in check by putting greasy bands round the trunks from October till December or January, to catch the wingless females that crawl up and deposit their eggs in the cracks and crevices in the bark.
In a single season Aberdeenshire suffered nearly 90,000 worth of damage owing to the ravages of the diamond back moth on the root crops; in New York state the codling moth caused a loss of $3,000,000 to apple-growers.
Of these geometers the winter moth (Cheimatobia brumata) is one of the chief culprits in Europe (fig.
The embryo of a moth, a dragon-fly point.
- Chinese Tussur Moth, yearly and producing a soft flossy cocoon; the Chinese monthly worm, B.
Closely allied to this is the Indian tussur moth (fig.
Phenarete (Danainae); Dismorphia orise (Pierinae); Anthomyza buckleyi (moth of the family Pericopidae) and Castnia linus (moth of the family Castniidae).
What I am saying is that they both would have been drawn, like a moth to a flame, to the arena in which they could, for better or worse, potentially make a name and reputation for themselves.