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Worm (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Worm

To worm out; to obtain the knowledge of a secret by craft, also to undermine or supplant. He is gone to the diet of worms; he is dead and buried, or gone to Rothisbone.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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