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Definition of worm-charming in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The sport of enticing worms from their burrows.
Example sentences
  • Of all the world's weird and wondrous sporting events and pastimes, the gentle art of worm-charming surely takes the cake as the most bizarre.
  • World Worm Charming Championships - annual world championships of worm-charming and other zany pastimes - were held at Willaston, Cheshire (end of June).
  • We've been worm-charming in Blackawton since 1984, when two locals decided to try it as a means of banishing the winter blues!

Derivatives

worm-charmer

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Worms dance to the tune of the worm-charmer.
  • The village of Blackawton in the South Hams will once again be the centre of every worm-charmer's universe this May Bank Holiday weekend.

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