dew worm


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dew-worm

also dew worm (do͞o′wûrm′, dyo͞o′-)
n.
An earthworm found on or near the surface of the ground and used as fishing bait.
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Noun1.dew worm - terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soildew worm - terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
oligochaete, oligochaete worm - hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
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Tie on a swivel to the end of the line and then three feet of nylon attached to a hook baited with three dew worms.
With three juicy dew worms threaded on to the hook, you are now ready to do business.