hagworm

noun
hag·​worm | \ ˈ(h)agˌwərm, -ˌwə̄m \

Definition of hagworm

1 dialectal, England : a common snake (as an adder or viper)
2 dialectal, England : blindworm

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History and Etymology for hagworm

Middle English, probably from hagge hag + worm

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“Hagworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hagworm. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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