Definition of Glowworms

1. Noun. (plural of glowworm) ¹



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Definition of Glowworms

1. glowworm [n] - See also: glowworm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glowworms

gloweringly
glowers
glowflies
glowfly
glowing
glowingly
glowings
glowlamp
glowlamps
glowplug
glowplugs
glows
glowstick
glowsticks
glowworms (current term)
glowy
gloxinia
gloxinias
gloze
glozed
glozer
glozers
glozes
glozing
glozings
gluable
glub
glubs
glucaemia

Literary usage of Glowworms

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1. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"... And where the sleepy cowslip sheltered grows ; Whilst now a paler hue the foxglove takes, When scattered glowworms, but in twilight fine, Shew trivial ..."

2. Festus: A Poem by Philip James Bailey (1862)
"... Wandering amid the words of love there traced, Like glowworms among beds of flowers. He seemed To bear with being but because she ..."

3. There and Back Again in Search of Beauty by James Augustus St. John (1853)
"The snow, already above our knees, was still falling thick; and the lanterns, as the girls scrambled on before me, looked like two huge glowworms traversing ..."

4. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"And shaking the glowworms from the leaf he ranged them with a trembling hand in a ... It happened to be that season of the year at which glowworms put forth ..."

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