nightwalker

nightwalker

[nahyt-waw-ker]
noun
1.
a person who walks or roves about at night, especially a thief, prostitute, etc.
2.
New England. an earthworm.

Origin:
1475–85; night + walker

nightwalking, adjective, noun


2. See earthworm.
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nightwalker

noun
terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers 
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