[ gawr-dee-uh n ]
/ ˈgɔr di ən /
Alaskan Bull WormRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
When To Use “A,” “An,” And “The”Articles are words that make it clear whether a noun refers to something specific or something general. The English language has only three articles: a, an, and the. This stanza from Emily Dickinson’s poem “A Bird Came Down the Walk” demonstrates the use of all three: A Bird came down the Walk— He did not know I saw— He bit an Angleworm in halves And …
Origin of gordian worm
after the Gordian knot, alluding to the tangles the worms sometimes form
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