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great worm

great worm in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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  • With this and a great worm on strong hook he had the surprise of a fight that gave him not a little concern.

    Lines in Pleasant Places William Senior
  • The next minute the hook bearing the great worm had been removed and one good-sized shot only left on the line.

    First in the Field George Manville Fenn
  • It looked like a great worm with a silver crown upon his head.'

    The Secret Rose W. B. Yeats
  • The water was ebbing, and when it had gone out the great worm was left dead on the sand.

  • In this place also lived the great worm, the mere sight of which terrified him that looked thereat.

  • The core is black; the death-stricken fruit drops on the bough, and a great worm is within—fattening, and feasting, and wriggling!

    Roundabout Papers William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Across the pond's murky depths he prowled, his white body gleaming like some great worm in the water.

    The Spell of the White Sturgeon James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • His mother said the great worm was a water-snake, and she told Erastus snake-stories which gave him bad dreams.

    The Hollow Tree Snowed-In Albert Bigelow Paine
  • A troop of United States cavalrymen wound, like a great worm, up the dry bed of a tortuous creek.

    Famous Indian Chiefs Charles H. L. Johnston
  • And being plucked up, a great worm is at the root of it: and look how the tree groweth in greatness the worm diminisheth.

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