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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as limicoline.

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  • Ha! I looked up this word (it's so funky that I just had to) and it refers to mud-dwelling worms! Also water-dwelling worms, but mudworms sounds funnier. ;-)

    February 27, 2008

  • "...but he was intimately well acquainted with what might be called the limicole world, that of the minor and middling officials who lived with one foot upon the shore and the other on the sea—master-attendants and their seconds, people from the ordnance and navy boards, and the like..."
    --Patrick O'Brian, The Letter of Marque, 52

    February 27, 2008