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 European fishermen. Called also {lobworm}, and {baitworm}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lobworm — Lob worm , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The lugworm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • 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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