Examples of maggot in a Sentence
The rotten meat was infested with maggots.
the last maggot he got in his head resulted in a disastrous extramarital affair
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Once the bones have been carved out, they’ll be buried under a couple feet of clean sand to keep them out of sight while maggots and other insects find them and thoroughly clean them.
Trash Island is a harsh place where maggots pepper the scraps of food and skeletons inhabit the cages of dogs whose latches couldn't be unlocked to free them.
Trash juice and maggots would fall down their backs, covering their clothes and filling their shoes.
Now diviners, instead of growing into maji, have become an underclass, heavily taxed and oppressed by a government who calls them maggots.
Garlic deters rabbits as well as tree borers, aphids, cabbage looper, codling moths, Japanese beetles, snails, carrot root flies, ants and cabbage maggots.
Melchiorre reminded the jury of the state entomologist’s testimony that maggots do not enter intact skin, only openings in the skin.
Back in 2006, his breakout hit for the Discovery Channel, Man vs. Wild, had him charging alone through savage landscapes, famously consuming everything from maggots to elephant dung to his own pee.
After a suspicious outbreak of dog flu in Megasaki City, dogs have been banished and are fending for themselves, scrounging for food among maggots and toxic waste.
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Origin and Etymology of maggot
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of maggot for English Language Learners
: an insect that looks like a small worm and that is a young form of a fly
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