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- n. Alternative spelling of maw-worm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any intestinal worm found in the stomach, esp. the common round worm (Ascaris lumbricoides), and allied species.
- n. One of the larvæ of botflies of horses; a bot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An intestinal worm which may be found in the stomach, as a pin-worm or threadworm, such as Oxyuris vermicularis.
- n. A man who resembles Mawworm, a character in Bickerstaffe's play “The Hypocrite,” 1769; a hypocritical pretender to sanctity.
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