or dew worm
[ doo-wurm, dyoo- ]
/ ˈduˌwɜrm, ˈdyu- /
noun Chiefly Inland North and Canadian.
the common earthworm.
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British Dictionary definitions for dew-worm
any large earthworm that is found on the ground at night and is used as fishing bait
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