baitworm
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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