eaceworm

noun
eace·​worm

Definition of eaceworm

New England

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History and Etymology for 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

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“Eaceworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eaceworm. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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