- a small, reddish-brown earthworm, Eisenia foetida, having yellow markings, found chiefly in manure piles and used as bait.
Origin of brandling
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Historical Examples of brandling
Glancing over the letter, Mr. Brandling said, “George, this will never do.”Lives of the Engineers
But Brandling saw that his chance was nigh; he galloped forward to the point marked C on the map, unlimbered, and stood intent.
Brandling and his officers held their flasks to the poor fellows' mouths as long as the contents lasted.
My mother-in-law and her second husband, Mr. Brandling, were among our frequent visitors.Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life
Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
Glancing over the letter, Mr. Brandling said, "George, this will never do."
- a small red earthworm, Eisenia foetida (or Helodrilus foetidus), found in manure and used as bait by anglers