Worm-eaten Worm"-eat`en, a. 1. Eaten, or eaten into, by a worm or by worms; as, worm-eaten timber. [1913 Webster]

Concave as a covered goblet, or a worm-eaten nut. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Worn-out; old; worthless. [R.] --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] -- {Worm"-eat`en*ness}, n. [R.] --Dr. John Smith. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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