In The silkworm, Rowling deploys this knack with an almost perfect touch.
The silkworm brings back Cormoran Strike (yes, Potterish names still abound).
A mere glance at the silkworm convinces you that it is no more a native of Europe than any other sweet thing.
"But I thought the silkworm scarcely moved," objected Marie.
Once upon a time, long ago, people did not know how to use the beautiful fibers of the silkworm.
Gut is the product of the silkworm, and the best quality is imported from Spain.
The Chinese silkworm is now raised to a slight extent in southern California.
Have you heard that there are some countries where the silkworm grows better than in others?
And you say the silkworm goes through the process of changing its skin four times, Josef?
Had not the king succeeded in introducing the silkworm into his dominions?