Part of speech: noun

A burrowing terrestrial worm.

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Usage examples "earthworm":

  1. I'll bet ten dollars it won't fly any more than an earthworm. - "The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship", Margaret Burnham.
  2. It was the sensation of being borne aloft- aloft- by a force external to myself- such a sensation as might possibly tingle through an earthworm when lifted into illimitable airy heights by the strongly- daring pinions of an eagle. - "Prince Zaleski", M.P. Shiel.
  3. The world- process and the personality of the earthworm! - "Thoughts Out of Season (Part II)", Friedrich Nietzsche.