Definition of Muckworms

1. Noun. (plural of muckworm) ¹



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Definition of Muckworms

1. muckworm [n] - See also: muckworm

Lexicographical Neighbors of Muckworms

muckmiddens
muckology
muckrake
muckraked
muckraker
muckrakers
muckrakes
muckraking
mucks
mucks in
mucks up
muckspreader
muckspreaders
mucksy
muckworms (current term)
mucky pup
mucky pups
mucluc
muclucs
muco-
mucoactive
mucoadhesion
mucoadhesive
mucoalbuminous cells
mucobuccal fold
mucocele
mucoceles
mucociliary

Literary usage of Muckworms

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

1. Rural Rides: In the Counties of Surrey ... [etc.] in the Years 1821, 1822 by William Cobbett, James Paul Cobbett (1853)
"His miserable son augmented the number of these muckworms a hundred fold : it is his system which has debased the country; that has broken its spirit, ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Let muckworms, who in dirty acres deal, Lament those hardships which we cannot feel. His grace, who smarts, may bellow if he please, But must I bellow too, ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Satirists travestied it as "Stolida," or land of simpletons, and "Sordida," or land of muckworms ; pirates, arrested on suspicion and examined, ..."

4. Rural Rides: In the Counties of Surrey ... [etc.] in the Years 1821, 1822 by William Cobbett, James Paul Cobbett (1853)
"His miserable son augmented the number of these muckworms a hundred fold : it is his system which has debased the country; that has broken its spirit, ..."

5. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Let muckworms, who in dirty acres deal, Lament those hardships which we cannot feel. His grace, who smarts, may bellow if he please, But must I bellow too, ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Satirists travestied it as "Stolida," or land of simpletons, and "Sordida," or land of muckworms ; pirates, arrested on suspicion and examined, ..."

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