Definition of Worm. Meaning of Worm. Synonyms of Worm

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Definition of Worm

Worm
Worm Worm, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wormed; p. pr. & vb. n. Worming.] To work slowly, gradually, and secretly. When debates and fretting jealousy Did worm and work within you more and more, Your color faded. --Herbert.
Worm
Worm Worm, v. t. 1. To effect, remove, drive, draw, or the like, by slow and secret means; -- often followed by out. They find themselves wormed out of all power. --Swift. They . . . wormed things out of me that I had no desire to tell. --Dickens. 2. To clean by means of a worm; to draw a wad or cartridge from, as a firearm. See Worm, n. 5 (b) . 3. To cut the worm, or lytta, from under the tongue of, as a dog, for the purpose of checking a disposition to gnaw. The operation was formerly supposed to guard against canine madness. The men assisted the laird in his sporting parties, wormed his dogs, and cut the ears of his terrier puppies. --Sir W. Scott. 4. (Naut.) 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. Ropes . . . are generally wormed before they are served. --Totten.

Meaning of Worm from wikipedia

- nemertean worms ("bootlace worms"), marine Chaetognatha (arrow worms), priapulid worms, and insect larvae such as grubs and maggots. Worms may also be...
- A worm is an animal with a long cylindrical tube-like body and no limbs. Worm, The Worm or WORM may also refer to: Worm, a fictional Marvel Comics character...
- bedding materials, and vermicast. Vermicast (also called worm castings, worm humus, worm manure, or worm ****) is the end-product of the breakdown of organic...
- worm **** and worm wheel. The terminology is often confused by imprecise use of the term worm gear to refer to the worm, the worm gear, or the worm drive...
- Dracunculiasis, also called Guinea-worm disease (GWD), is a parasitic infection by the Guinea worm. A person becomes infected when they drink water that...
- A computer worm is a standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. Often, it uses a computer network...
- Worms may refer to: Worm, an animal with a tube-like body and no limbs Worms, Germany, a city Worms (electoral district) Worms, Nebraska, U.S. Worms im...
- mezcal worm is an insect larva found in some types of mezcal produced in Oaxaca, Mexico. The larva is usually either a gusano rojo ("red worm") or a chinicuil...
- The Morris worm or Internet worm of November 2, 1988, was one of the first computer worms distributed via the Internet, and the first to gain significant...
- The Lambton Worm is a legend from County Durham in North East England in the UK. The story takes place around the River Wear, and is one of the area's...
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