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1. (Animals) another name for lugworm Sometimes shortened to: lob
2. (Animals) a large earthworm used as bait in fishing
[C17: from obsolete lob lump + worm]
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|Noun||1.||lobworm - marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait|
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