Gold worm

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gold worm a glowworm.
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Usage

In literature:

So constant was this habit among the dragons that gold is called Worms' bed, Fafnir's couch, Worms' bed-fire.
"Beowulf" by Unknown
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In poetry:

I wot well o' his lying
Such nights out in the cold,--
To list the cricket's crick, my sweet,
To see the glow-worm's gold.
"Dead And Gone" by Madison Julius Cawein
When Earth in gold-corruption lies
Long dead, the moon-worm butterflies
On cyclone wings will reach this place—
Yea, rear their brood on earth’s dead face.
"What The Hyena Said" by Vachel Lindsay

In news:

George deVilbiss/Gold Country News ServiceBrian Richter of Pilot Hill proudly displays his 7-pound, 11-ounce German brown trout that fell victim to a trolled rubber worm.
It sounds a bit like Halloween magic: making tea from worm castings, decontaminating water with electricity, converting animal waste into "black gold," and a gadget that turns anything drinkable into soda pop.
The worms ingest the food and "produce" what Dyer calls "Black Gold.".
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