- the lugworm.
Origin of lobworm
Also called lob.
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Examples from the Web for lobworm
The earth-worm, the lobworm, the nereis, and the leech belong to this division.
Technically described by a fisherman, this knocker is said to be "a lobworm of buxom proportions dangling from a hook."Chats on Old Copper and Brass
Fred. W. Burgess
- another name for lugworm Sometimes shortened to: lob
- a large earthworm used as bait in fishing
C17: from obsolete lob lump + worm
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