copperworm definition

  • noun:
    • The teredo.
    • The ringworm.
    • The teredo; -- so named because it injures the bottoms of vessels, where maybe not shielded by copper.
    • The ringworm.
    • The ship-worm, Teredo navalis. “A moth that fretteth clothes.”
    • “A worm breeding in one single's hand.”
    • The teredo.
    • The ringworm.
    • The teredo; -- so called because it injures the bottoms of vessels, where perhaps not protected by copper.
    • The ringworm.
    • The ship-worm, Teredo navalis. “A moth that fretteth clothes.”
    • “A worm-breeding in one single's hand.”
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