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 for stinger
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stinger \Sting"er\, n.
     One who, or that which, stings.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Professor E. Forbes states that only a small minority
           of the medusae of our seas are stingers. --Owen.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stinger
      n 1: a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
      2: a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of
         all" [syn: stinger, cut]
      3: a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using
         infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder
      4: a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray
         or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland
      5: a sharp stinging blow

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