Origin of maggoty
Examples from the Web for maggoty
A keg of water and a maggoty ham—the latter exposed to the full sunlight of the tropics—was all the food in sight.The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
And this is why maggoty mushrooms are so often found exposed for sale in summer.
We can't live on rum, maggoty bread, and foul water—that's sure.No Defense, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Although very repugnant, however, and utterly unfit for food, maggoty mushrooms are not poisonous.
But should you happen to be a little—well, maggoty, you positively do not have to tell me.The Marooner|Charles A. Stearns