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(RQ:Shelley Poetical Works)
A type of wingless "dragon", especially a gigantic sea serpent.(w) at Wikipedia
Either a mythical "dragon" (especially wingless),(w) at Wikipedia a gigantic sea serpent, or a creature that resembles a death worm.(w) at Wikipedia
1683, (w), ''Mechanick exercises''
- If the Worms of the Nut or Spindle be worn, the Spindle must be examin'd by the Smith
A spiral instrument or screw, often like a double corkscrew, used for drawing balls from firearms.
The spiral wire of a corkscrew.
A muscular band in the tongue of some animals, such as dogs; the lytta.
The condensing tube of a still, often curved and wound to save space.
1561, ''(w)'', (w) 28:3-4,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A10675.0001.001
- And when Paul had gathered a nomber of stickes, & laid them on the fyre, there came a viper out of the heat, and leapt on his hand. Now when the Barbarians sawe the worme hang on his hand, they said among them selues This man surely is a murtherer, whome, thogh he hathe escaped the sea, yet Vengeance hathe not suffred to liue.
(RQ:Shakespeare Cymbeline) No, ’tis slander,Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongueOutvenoms all the worms of Nile (..)
1867, (w) (translator), ''(w)'' by (w), Boston: Ticknor & Fields, Volume I, ''Inferno'', Canto 6, lines 22-24, p. 35,https://archive.org/details/divinecomedydant01dant
- When Cerberus perceived us, the great worm!
- His mouth he opened and displayed his tusks;
- Not a limb had he that was motionless.
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
To make (one's way) with a crawling motion.
1919, (w), ''How animals talk: and other pleasant studies of birds and beast''
- Inch by inch I wormed along the secret passageway, flat to the ground, not once raising my head, hardly daring to pull a full breath(nb..).
- When debates and fretting jealousy / Did worm and work within you more and more, / Your colour faded.
(RQ:Swift The Presbyterians Plea of Meri)
- They (..)find themselves wormed out of all power.
(RQ:Dickens David Copperfield)wormed things out of me that I had no desire to tell.
(RQ:Belloc Lowndes Lodger)
- He nodded. "Mum's the word, Mrs. Bunting! It'll all be in the last editions of the evening newspapers—it can't be kep' out. There'd be too much of a row if twas!" "Are you going off to that public-house now?" she asked. "I've got a awk'ard job—to try and worm something out of the barmaid."
- Ropes(..)are generally wormed before they are served.
To deworm (an animal).
(RQ:Scott Guy Mannering) assisted the laird in his sporting parties, wormed his dogs, and cut the ears of his terrier puppies.
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A (l) or similar small wormlike animal that lives in the ground; especially in the following special senses:
A wormish insect that damages plants or plant-based material (gloss).
A wormish insect that damages human remains.
A parasitic (l); especially one living in the stomach.
A muscle underneath the tongue of a dog seen as increasing the risk of rabies.