Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as worm, 6 and .
  • noun An angler who fishes with worms for bait; a worm-fisher.

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  • noun Dewormer, medicine used in deworming an animal.
  • noun Vermicide, any substance used to kill worms.

Etymologies

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worm +‎ -er

Examples

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  • From the Century Dictionary definintion for worm:

    "21. Anything thought to resemble a worm in appearance, or in having a spiral or curved movement. The spiral part of a corkscrew or of a woodscrew. Also wormer."

    January 5, 2011