The English Gipsies still retain this primæval word, but apply it only to the blind-worm.
The common English blind-worm breaks to pieces in a similar manner.
God made the blind-worm and the mole, and each has its place.
The blind-worm (which is not a snake), so common on many of our English heaths, is often met with.
I looked where she indicated, and saw a slow-worm, or blind-worm, lying basking in the sun.
Up to the hour of condemnation, he remained reckless as the wind—unrepenting as the flint—venomous as the blind-worm.
The slow-worm or blind-worm is often mistaken for the snake.