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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Earthworm \Earth"worm`\, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any worm of the genus Lumbricus and allied genera, found in damp soil. One of the largest and most abundant species in Europe and America is L. terrestris; many others are known; -- called also angleworm and dewworm. [1913 Webster] 2. A mean, sordid person; a niggard. --Norris. [1913 Webster]