from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A metal covering with bearings for a worm and worm-wheel.
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Mr. HAGGARTY went to the stern, where he employed his time in cleaning out the sailor-man's pockets, while DELANO dived into the hold, to see if he couldn't find an old worm-box, or a rope's-end, which had no revenue stamp upon them.
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