Words nearby maggot
Origin of maggot
Examples from the Web for maggot
Maggot was knocked down at the first gush, but leaped up and turned to fly.Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines|R.M. Ballantyne
Haven't you often wondered what sort of a maggot it is that gets into the human brain to give it the superstitious twist?The Quickening|Francis Lynde
The maggot of a fly described by De Geer (Volucella plumata,) has six pair of them, each of which has three long claws.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. II (of 4)|William Kirby
Worne, "the wild worm is come into his head" (N98,d); cf. "maggot in brain."
The female bores and lays an egg in the unopened bud, and the maggot feeds on the stamens and pistil.