noun Midland and Southern U.S.
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Cankers, Caterpillars, and Malt-worms: 3 Shakespearean InsultsGreat insults pepper the comedies and tragedies of William Shakespeare. (Though the Bard of Avon is known for his terms of endearments as well.) From A Midsummer Night’s Dream to King Henry IV, here are a few of our favorites. You canker blossom! This flowery barb is delivered by the newly lovelorn Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream after her beloved, Lysander, expresses his disinterest …
- fishing ground,
- fishing pole,
- fishing rod,
- fishing smack,
- fishing tackle,
Regional variation note
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Examples from the Web for fishing worm
It soon got very tame, and would take a fishing-worm out of my fingers.