The cankerworm stood at his right hand, and of all his richest, most precious work, there remains only the shadow.
cankerworm, a worm which is very destructive to trees and plants.
Sickness, like a cankerworm, was gnawing at her life, and dragging her towards the tomb.
Then surely would the years eaten by the cankerworm be given back!
Paris society, I know for a fact; has many such a cankerworm in its heart.
I want to see child-faces—even if they can be clouded by envy's cankerworm!
This gives a total of nearly twenty thousand cankerworm moth eggs destroyed by four birds in a few minutes.
Raupenleim: a patented sticky substance used to catch the cankerworm.
Nearly all the common birds feed freely upon the cankerworm, and benefit the orchard in so doing.
O envy, root of all countless evils, and cankerworm of the virtues!
(Heb. yelek), "the licking locust," which licks up the grass of the field; probably the locust at a certain stage of its growth, just as it emerges from the caterpillar state (Joel 1:4; 2:25). The word is rendered "caterpillar" in Ps. 105:34; Jer. 51:14, 17 (but R.V. "canker-worm"). "It spoileth and fleeth away" (Nah. 3:16), or as some read the passage, "The cankerworm putteth off [i.e., the envelope of its wings], and fleeth away."