Blind-worm



a limbless European lizard, Anguis fragilis, related to the glass lizards.
a caecilian, Ichthyophis glutinosus, of Sri Lanka, that coils around its eggs.
Historical Examples

The English Gipsies and Their Language Charles G. Leland
The Western World W.H.G. Kingston
A House of Pomegranates Oscar Wilde
The Story of the Hills H. N. Hutchinson
The Seaboard Parish Vol. 2 George MacDonald
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various
The Swan and Her Crew George Christopher Davies

noun
another name for slowworm

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