fishing worm
an earthworm used as bait in angling. Also called fishworm

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishing worm — noun terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers • Syn: ↑earthworm, ↑angleworm, ↑fishworm, ↑wiggler, ↑nightwalker, ↑nightcrawler, ↑crawler, ↑dew …   Useful english dictionary

  • fishing worm — Midland and Southern U.S. an earthworm. Regional Variation. See earthworm. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Fishing reel — A spinning reel A fishing reel is a cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod used in winding the line .[1] Modern fishing reels usually have fittings which make it easier to retrieve the line and deploy ( cast ) it for better accuracy or… …   Wikipedia

  • worm — n. & v. n. 1 any of various types of creeping or burrowing invertebrate animals with long slender bodies and no limbs, esp. segmented in rings or parasitic in the intestines or tissues. 2 the long slender larva of an insect, esp. in fruit or wood …   Useful english dictionary

  • worm-fishing — noun angling with worms for bait …   English new terms dictionary

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  • dew worm — noun terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers • Syn: ↑earthworm, ↑angleworm, ↑fishworm, ↑fishing worm, ↑wiggler, ↑nightwalker, ↑nightcrawler, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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