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Meaning of WORMIL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wor"mil\, n. [Cf. 1st {Warble}.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any botfly larva which burrows in or beneath
   the skin of domestic and wild animals, thus producing
   sores. They belong to various species of {Hypoderma} and
   allied genera. Domestic cattle are often infested by a
   large species. See {Gadfly}. Called also {warble}, and
   {worble}. [Written also {wormal}, {wormul}, and {wornil}.]

2. (Far.) See 1st {Warble}, 1
   (b) .

 

 

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