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dew-worm

[doo-wurm, dyoo-] /ˈduˌwɜrm, ˈdyu-/
noun, Chiefly Inland North and Canadian.
1.
the common earthworm.
Also, dew worm.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Old English dēaw-wyrm (not recorded in ME); see dew, worm
Regional variation note
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dew-worm

noun
1.
any large earthworm that is found on the ground at night and is used as fishing bait
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