Definition of lobworm in English:

lobworm

Syllabification: lob·worm
Pronunciation: /ˈläbˌwərm
 
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noun

  • another term for lugworm.
    More example sentences
    • This is fine for larger baits, but for lobworms at range and small pieces of bread, a tub of floating and sinking putty are very handy, although normally as a last resort.
    • The baits used are lobworms, cheese paste, meat paste, bread flake and crust.
    • A natural bait such as a lobworm or slug is a good bet or perhaps a large piece of breadflake.

Origin

mid 17th century: from lob in the obsolete sense 'pendulous object'.

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