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Definition of "maggots" []

  • The soft limbless larva of dipterous insects, esp the housefly and blowfly, occurring in decaying organic matter (noun)
  • A fancy or whim (noun)
  • Plural form of maggot. (noun)

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Use "maggots" in a sentence
  • "I could only imagine scraping the maggots from the inside of the furs in warmer weather."
  • "Minerva must be fed up, and she wants to sit among the decomposing pigeons and the fantastic mounds of chicken bones, or to poke around and find in all that abundance and complexity that by the worms and maggots is being reduced to simple soil some better, new austerity."
  • "Catching pellet-fed hatchery maggots is harder than shooting a buck hiding somewhere in a 1,000-acre fenced-in compound?"
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