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lobworm

[lob-wurm] /ˈlɒbˌwɜrm/
noun
1.
the lugworm.
Also called lob.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; dial. lob, earlier lobbe orig., something pendulous (see lob1) + worm
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lobworm

/ˈlɒbˌwɜːm/
noun
1.
another name for lugworm Sometimes shortened to lob
2.
a large earthworm used as bait in fishing
Word Origin
C17: from obsolete lob lump + worm
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