Lobworm
Lobworm Lob"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The lugworm. [1913 Webster]

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  • lobworm — [läb′wʉrm΄] n. LUGWORM …   English World dictionary

  • lobworm — Lugworm Lug worm , n. [1st lug + worm.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine annelid ({Arenicola marina}) having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back. It is found burrowing in sandy beaches, both in America and Europe, and is used for bait by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lobworm — marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • lobworm — /lob werrm /, n. the lugworm. Also called lob. [1645 55; dial. lob, earlier lobbe orig., something pendulous (see LOB1) + WORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • lobworm — noun The lugworm …   Wiktionary

  • lobworm — n. large earthworm that serve as fishing bait …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lobworm — noun a large earthworm used as fishing bait. Origin C17: from lob in the obs. sense pendulous object …   English new terms dictionary

  • lobworm — /ˈlɒbwɜm/ (say lobwerm) noun → lugworm. Also, lob …   Australian English dictionary

  • lobworm — n. 1 a large earthworm used as fishing bait. 2 = LUGWORM. Etymology: LOB in obs. sense pendulous object …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arenicola marina — Lugworm Lug worm , n. [1st lug + worm.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine annelid ({Arenicola marina}) having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back. It is found burrowing in sandy beaches, both in America and Europe, and is used for bait by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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