eaceworm

noun eace·worm

Definition of eaceworm

New England

  1. :  earthworm

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Origin and Etymology of eaceworm

English dialect eace, easse earthworm (from Middle English ees bait, carrion, from Old English ǣs) + English worm; akin to Old High German ās carrion, Latin esca food, bait, Lithuanian edesis food, Old English etan to eat — more at eat


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