Definition of Maltworms

1. Noun. (plural of maltworm) ¹



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Definition of Maltworms

1. maltworm [n] - See also: maltworm

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maltworms

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

Literary usage of Maltworms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"... spend all their days among good fellows in a tavern or an alehouse, and know not otherwise how to bestow their time but in drinking; maltworms, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1907)
"... he made it known Fire was an Element that was his own, is duly recorded in the ' Vade Mecum for maltworms,' Part I. (circa reign of Queen Anne). ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... spend ah1 their days among good fellows in a tavern or an alehouse, and know not otherwise how to bestow their time but in drinking; maltworms, ..."

4. Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne: Taken from Original Sources by John Ashton (1882)
"An exhaustive catalogue of the taverns in the City is given by Ward in his ' Vade Mecum for maltworms,' a very curious and now rare book; but it is hardly ..."

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