caddice worm
Caddice Cad"dice, Caddis Cad"dis, n. [Prov. E. caddy, cadew; cf. G. k["o]der bait.] (Zo["o]l.) The larva of a caddice fly. These larv[ae] generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with pieces of broken shells, gravel, bits of wood, etc. They are a favorite bait with anglers. Called also {caddice worm}, or {caddis worm}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Caddice — Cad dice, Caddis Cad dis, n. [Prov. E. caddy, cadew; cf. G. k[ o]der bait.] (Zo[ o]l.) The larva of a caddice fly. These larv[ae] generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with pieces of broken shells, gravel,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caddice — n.; (also caddis) Case worm, cade worm, caddy, cadew, cad bait, cod bait, cad bate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • caddis worm — Caddice Cad dice, Caddis Cad dis, n. [Prov. E. caddy, cadew; cf. G. k[ o]der bait.] (Zo[ o]l.) The larva of a caddice fly. These larv[ae] generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with pieces of broken shells,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • case-worm — n. Caddice, caddis, cade worm, cadew, cad bait, cad bate, cod bait …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • caddis worm — caddis worm, the larva of a caddis fly, very important as fish food and used as bait in fishing. Also, caddis, caddice …   Useful english dictionary

  • cade-worm — n. See caddice …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • caddis worm — /ˈkædəs wɜm/ (say kaduhs werm) noun the larva of the caddis fly, used as fish bait. Also, caddis, caddice …   Australian English dictionary

  • Caddis — Caddice Cad dice, Caddis Cad dis, n. [Prov. E. caddy, cadew; cf. G. k[ o]der bait.] (Zo[ o]l.) The larva of a caddice fly. These larv[ae] generally live in cylindrical cases, open at each end, and covered externally with pieces of broken shells,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strawworm — Straw worm , n. A caddice worm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cadew — Ca*dew , Cadeworm Cade worm , n. A caddice. See {Caddice}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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