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glow worm

n. a drunkard; an alcoholic. (From glow.) Gary came out of the bar and tripped over a napping glow worm near the entrance to the alley.
See also: glow, worm
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Many experts believe numbers of glow worms (lampyris noctiluca) are on the decline due to pesticides, loss of habitat and light pollution.
Glow worms with spreading more light attract bait into itself and eventually share the victim with other worms.
This algorithm is based on flashing behaviour of glow worms.
The walk is to be led by two volunteer wardens, Howard and Serena Eccles, who will explain that the glow worm isn't a worm but a beetle.
The firm supplies only the best of equipment from well-known names in the trade such as Baxi and Glow Worm.
The glow worm is a Durham Biodiversity Action Plan species and is thought to be in serious decline in Durham and Tyne and Wear.
Many insects, including ground beetles, and even the glow worm larvae, enjoy eating them too - so never try to control any of these.
Trainer Michael Jarvis landed a double with Viera in the Glow Worm High Efficiency Combi Median Auction Maiden Stakes came as something of a surprise.
Perry Barr has three opens, two on the BAGS card, with Glow Worm worth a bet when he goes in the SIS-covered 7.
A GLOW worm hunt will be held at Kenilworth Common on Friday.
William Hill bet: 2-1 Nedawi, 7-2 The Glow Worm, 6 High And Low, 13-2 Sadian, Star Begonia, 8 Dark Moondancer, Ta Lim, 9 Sunshine Street, 25 Eco Friendly, 250 Ardleigh Charmer.
This year Catherine will be the only woman with a Derby runner, the strongly fancied outsider The Glow Worm, owned by her in partnership with Chris Wright, chairman of Chrysalis Records.
Gulland topped the ante-post market after chasing home Xaar in last month's Craven St akes at Newmarket only to be pushed out in the betting after a less than impressive win over The Glow Worm in the Chester Vase three weeks ago.
There is no assurance that the Company will receive any orders for the Glow Worm.
Located in newly-built premises in Hexham's Priestpopple area, the shop offers an enormous range of fires from many well-known manufacturers such as Baxi, Glow worm and Kinder.