worm family

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n worm family a family of worms
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Usage

In literature:

At last, he'd wormed himself in everywhere, he came to be one of the family, the rotter, the carrion.
"Under Fire" by Henri Barbusse
He worms himself into the honour of families.
"The Possessed" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The old stork sits up on one long straight leg, and with the other foot he hands the worms around to the family.
"Tales of the Chesapeake" by George Alfred Townsend
There was a family of duck-dogs fishing from the beach, scooping their broad bills into the mud to locate water worms.
"Star Born" by Andre Norton
I think they are mighty happy, too; daddy red breast looked mighty proud as he hustled worms for the family breakfast.
"Evening Round Up" by William Crosbie Hunter
When the family doctor arrived "Al-f-u-r-d's" shirt-waist was opened in front and a big, greenish, yellowish worm fell to the floor.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
These, if they escape the worms, will generally store honey enough in this section to winter a good family.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
Turk has been so good as to produce from his mouth, for the wholesome consternation of the family, eighteen feet of worm.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Worming their way into his family, and now stealing from his mine.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Worm-holes are a sign of age and a proof of guarantee, that is, if the pieces are family possessions.
"Remodeled Farmhouses" by Mary H. Northend
Perhaps the Measuring Worm will teach him to walk as the Worms of his family do.
"Among the Meadow People" by Clara Dillingham Pierson
I think they were mighty happy, too; daddy red breast looked mighty proud as he hustled worms for the family breakfast.
"Think" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
The book worm has a pedigree in comparison with which the family tree of a Howard or a Talbot is a wretched weed.
"Book Collecting" by John Herbert Slater
He had wormed from her all the sordid details of that miserable family.
"Comrade Yetta" by Albert Edwards
They liv on the bug and worm family, and spend their winters south.
"Josh Billings on Ice" by Henry Wheeler Shaw
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In news:

Marigold Mike (Mike Bendrick) owner of Let's Bloom Together educates children and their families about composting with worms.
Worm composting has cut family's waste to next to nothing .
Sure, there have been times when everything seemed lower than a worm's belly but, overall, you've been blessed by friends, family and happiness.
Trumpets this uplifting tale of a dauntless Worm family .
The compact VDH 040 worm gear from Wittenstein expands their alpha V-Drive family of servo worm gear s.
This is the Sherfy family farm, with a worm fence in front, and site of fierce fighting.
He borrowed money from family and friends and spent all his savings on a $20,000 "worm gin"—which can hold hundreds of thousands of the invertebrates—and dropped out of college.
The compact VDH 040 worm gear from Wittenstein expands their alpha V-Drive family of servo worm gears.
Worm speed reducer Rockwell Automation Greenville SC USA The DODGE TIGEAR-2 family is a line of single-reduction, right angle worm speed reducers.
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