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[mass noun] The sport of enticing worms from their burrows.
- ‘Of all the world's weird and wondrous sporting events and pastimes, the gentle art of worm-charming surely takes the cake as the most bizarre.’
- ‘World Worm Charming Championships - annual world championships of worm-charming and other zany pastimes - were held at Willaston, Cheshire (end of June).’
- ‘We've been worm-charming in Blackawton since 1984, when two locals decided to try it as a means of banishing the winter blues!’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.