worm (n.) Old form(s): Worme , Wormes
serpent, snake
2H6 III.ii.263[Salisbury to King, of the King being attacked by a serpent while sleeping] The mortal worm might make the sleep eternal
AC V.ii.243[Cleopatra to Clown] Has thou the pretty worm of Nilus there
Cym III.iv.36[Pisanio to Innogen, of slander] whose tongue / Outvenoms all the worms of Nile
Mac III.iv.28[Macbeth to First Murderer, of Fleance] The worm that's fled / Hath nature that in time will venom breed
MM III.i.17[disguised Duke to Claudio] thou dost fear the soft and tender fork / Of a poor worm
MND III.ii.71[Hermia to Demetrius, of killing Lysander] Could not a worm, an adder do so much?
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