fishworm


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fishworm

(ˈfɪʃˌwɜːm)
n
(Angling) an earthworm used by anglers as fishing bait
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Noun1.fishworm - terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soilfishworm - 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
References in classic literature ?
-- "What's your bait?" "I catch shiners with fishworms, and bait the perch with them." "You'd better go now, John," said his wife, with glistening and hopeful face; but John demurred.
Do fishermen employ an angledog, angleworm, baitworm, earthworm, eaceworm, fishworm, mudworm, rainworm, or redworm?