nit

Entry Definition
s/he looks at h/ hair or checks h/ for nits, lice, fleas, ticks, etc.; s/he grooms h/ head (in this way)
s/he checks for nits (or other parasites)
s/he looks at it or checks it for nits or other parasites (hair, etc.)
(louse egg) nit
s/he checks for nits
s/he has nits in hair
s/he feels around for nits in own hair
s/he crushes lice (nits, fleas, etc.) with thumbnails
fine-tooth comb (used for removing nits)