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angleworm

[ang-guh l-wurm] /ˈæŋ gəlˌwɜrm/
noun, Chiefly Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
1.
an earthworm, as used for bait in angling.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism; angle2 + worm
Regional variation note
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angleworm

/ˈæŋɡəlˌwɜːm/
noun
1.
an earthworm used as bait by anglers
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