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Origin of earthworm
regional variation note for earthworm
Because the worm often comes to the surface of the earth when the ground is cool or wet, it is also called a nightwalker in New England, a nightcrawler, chiefly in the Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S., and a dew worm, chiefly in the Inland North and Canada. It is also called a red worm in the North Central, South Midland, and Southern U.S.
Words nearby earthworm
Example sentences from the Web for earthworm
Rossellini enthusiastically acts out various sex acts while costumed as an earthworm, a spider, a bee, and other invertebrates.
The earthworm fauna is again quite without Geoscolecidae and of course Lumbricidae.Earthworms and their Allies|Frank E. Beddard
War was war in those days, not like this earthworm war that has replaced it.War Letters of a Public-School Boy|Paul Jones.
And then reflect upon the motor-scorcher and the earthworm and the blow-fly.The Vanishing Man|R. Austin Freeman