catworm

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catworm

(ˈkætˌwɜːm)
n
(Animals) an active carnivorous polychaete worm, Nephthys hombergi, that is about 10cm (4in) long, having a pearly sheen to its body: often dug for bait. Also called: white worm or white cat
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In Mercian tongue it was 'The Lair of the White Worm.' This needs a word of explanation at the beginning.
"But, thou white worm of the dark, I tell thee there is neither king nor city!
I also found out that Bram Stoker had written a novel, The Lair of the White Worm, based on an old English legend, "The Lambton Worm," about a giant snake or dragon that terrorized the people of Lambton.
Effects of Different Types of Feed And Bedding Material to Population Growth and Biochemical Composition On White Worm (Enchytraeus albidus Henle, 1837).
Blame the squash vine borer, a white worm with a brown head.
Ryan began to notice trout swimming very close to the surface, so he switched to an Olive & White worm fished about a foot down and netted 7 fish in three hours, making his trip well worthwhile.
Works discussed include Alan HollinghurstAEs The Line Beauty, Matthew KnealeAEs Sweet Thames, Ken RussellAEs The Lair of the White Worm, and Angela CarterAEs Nights at the Circus.
In this study, for the first time, effects of live food on platy (Xiphophorus maculatus Gunther, 1866), were investigated by using frozen white worm (Enchytraeus sp.).
Eyes, The Lair of the White Worm, Rab C Nesbitt, Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Agatha Christie's Poirot and the mini series Selling Hitler.
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When a sensor detected something, that section of the trail lit up like a white worm. IBM 360/65 computers at the center calculated how fast the worm was moving; that information was radioed to U.S.
However, Stoker's interest in the Gothic mode extended throughout his career and beyond works such as Dracula, Te Jewel of Seven Stars (1903, revised 1912), and Te Lair of the White Worm (1911) which attract the most attention in this regard.