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worm
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 19
1. The thread of a screw.
2. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like.
5. Any annelid.
7. Same as Vermes.
8. An internal tormentor; something that gnaws or afflicts one's mind with remorse.
10. Anything spiral, vermiculated, or resembling a worm
11. A spiral instrument or screw, often like a double corkscrew, used for drawing balls from firearms.
12. A certain muscular band in the tongue of some animals, as the dog; the lytta. See Lytta.
13. The condensing tube of a still, often curved and wound to economize space. See Illust. of Still.
15. To wind rope, yarn, or other material, spirally round, between the strands of, as a cable; to wind with spun yarn, as a small rope.
16. A short revolving screw, the threads of which drive, or are driven by, a worm wheel by gearing into its teeth or cogs. See Illust. of gearing, below.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To clean by means of a worm; to draw a wad or cartridge from, as a firearm. See Worm, n. 5 ( b).
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