Rossellini enthusiastically acts out various sex acts while costumed as an earthworm, a spider, a bee, and other invertebrates.
I did my Biology at University College,—getting out the ovary of the earthworm and the radula of the snail, and all that.
The stomach of one individual from Cheju Do contained an earthworm.
Try counting the rings of an earthworm and then compare your figures with those given in the article in the "International."
In the earthworm the oxygen goes right through the skin into the blood.
The ant's work may be said to take up where the earthworm leaves off.
The earthworm's favorite diet is leaves and he has a way of cooking them.
By the table were bloody towels, and in a shallow glass tray was a small object like a damaged piece of earthworm.
You look it up in the article on the earthworm in the "Britannica."
And, as in human engineering and the work of the ant, the earthworm doesn't throw the dirt around carelessly.
1590s, from earth + worm (n.). In this sense Old English had eorðmata, also regnwyrm, literally "rain-worm." Old English also had angel-twæcce "earthworm used as bait," with second element from root of twitch, sometimes used in medieval times as a medicament.
For the blake Jawndes take angylltwacches, er þei go in to the erth in the mornynge and fry hem. Take ix or x small angyltwacches, and bray hem, and giff the syke to drynke fastynge, with stale ale, but loke þat thei bene grounden so small that þe syke may nat se, ne witt what it is, for lothynge. [Book of Medical Recipes in Medical Society of London Library, c.1450]