Definition of Maltworm

1. n. A tippler.



Definition of Maltworm

1. Noun. A tippler; a drinker of alcohol. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maltworm

1. a lover of malted liquids [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maltworm

maltotetrose
maltotriose
maltotriose-forming amylase
maltotrioses
maltreat
maltreated
maltreater
maltreaters
maltreating
maltreatment
maltreatments
maltreats
malts
maltster
maltsters
maltworm (current term)
maltworms
malty
malum
malum articulorum senilis
malum coxae
malum coxae senile
malum in se
malum perforans pedis
malum prohibitum
malum vertebrale suboccipitale
malums
malunion
malurid

Literary usage of Maltworm

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1. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1908)
"... to me the bowl Even as a maltworm should, And saith, ' Sweetheart, I took my part Of this jolly good ale and old.' Back and side go bare, go bare, &c. ..."

2. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1904)
"... to me the bowl Even as a maltworm shold, And saith, " Sweetheart, I took my part Of this jolly good ale and old." If Bishop Still was the author, ..."

3. Convention and Revolt in Poetry by John Livingston Lowes (1919)
"... to me the bowl Even as a maltworm should, And saith, " Sweetheart, I took my part Of this jolly good ale and old.". . . That is neither delicate, ..."

4. Lyrics from the Dramatists of the Elizabethan Age by Arthur Henry Bullen (1901)
"... Even as a maltworm should ; And saith, Sweetheart, I have take my part Of this jolly good ale and old. Back and side go bare, &c. Now let them drink, ..."

5. Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical by George Ellis (1811)
"... Even as a maltworm should, And saith, " Sweetheart, I took my part " Of this jolly good ale and old." Back and side go bare, &c. ..."

6. English Poems by Walter Cochrane Bronson (1909)
"... 25 Even as a maltworm should, And saith, "Sweetheart, I have take my part Of this jolly good ale and old." Now let them drink till they nod and wink, ..."

7. Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical by George Ellis (1811)
"... Even as a maltworm should, And saith, " Sweetheart, I took my part " Of this jolly good ale and old." Back and side go bare, &c. ..."

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