from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various red, segmented marine worms of the genera Polycirrus and Enoplobranchus that have bright red bodies and are often used for bait.
- n. The freshwater larvae of certain midges that are red as a result of the high hemoglobin content of their blood.
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- n. Alternative spelling of blood worm.
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- n. a segmented marine worm with bright red body; often used for bait
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Spot and stripers pounce right on the bloodworm fishbites, and they never go bad.
The bloodworm flavor has proved to be the most effective, the others like clam and crab, not so much.
Who would dare to suggest that we, the artists, sacrifice our power and passion just to get coinage from some bloodworm looking for a tax break?
Rodek may be a passionless bloodworm, but he is still a Klingon.
He ripped the cap off a bottle of beer and drank it, in order to gain courage to change his fly for a less sporting bloodworm.
And all through that agonizing time, the memory of his undoing had irritated him as a grain of sand might irritate a Tellarite bloodworm and churned up his digestive juices until they literally ate away at his insides.
"It was the very best bloodworm stew," Metika smiled, "but even so-"
A few small black buzzers are starting to hatch on milder afternoons and spooned fish have contained small light olive immature damsels and bloodworm.
In each run, a bloodworm was placed in the goal zone, the male guppy was placed in the start zone, and the amount of time that the guppy took to reach the goal zone was recorded.
The Japanese also studied bloodworm DNA and found that it could be switched on and deactivated in 30 to 40 minutes.
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