Noun(1) a larva of a woodborer
(1) The hills of Ibiza are covered in savine pine trees which are prized for their wood because it is immune to woodworm and therefore excellent in the construction of interiors.(2) Although the articles we created from plywood have long since disintegrated through woodworm and decay, memories of our early lives and our innocent preoccupation remain constant.(3) Hemingway later blamed the damage on woodworm , a witty reference to absinthe's quasi - magical ingredient - wormwood.(4) He once discovered from the woodworm living in the beam in the roof of his prison cell that they were moments away from chewing right through.(5) The current gang of squatters are not happy we have moved in - namely the woodworm , hairy spiders, 20 years of cobwebs and dust and a family of fieldmice.(6) Have you ever pulled a piece of furniture out from the wall, after several years, to find that the woodworm have been busy behind?(7) Our house now resembles a once-magnificent oaken beam, riddled with woodworm and crumbling into its final collapse - like the country it used to so proudly represent.(8) Also check floorboards and woodwork for active woodworm and rot.(9) In recent years the Grahams have had to put up with freezing cold, mildew and woodworm .(10) Beware of carvings containing tiny holes that are not part of the design - they could indicate the existence of woodworm .(11) The order was not without its problems - large discounts were often insisted upon and the furniture was infested with woodworm on arrival.(12) Inspect the roof - looking at lead flashing joints in the valley between roof slopes - guttering, windows and door frames, and be vigilant for signs of damp, rot or woodworm .(13) Wooden panelling on the walls of the upstairs bedrooms had woodworm and were replaced by healthy new tongue-and-groove panelling.(14) Staff will also be on the lookout for insect pests such as woodworm , and surfaces and open stonework will also get the spring clean treatment all year round.(15) A serious woodworm out-break in the sanctuary was discovered and all affected timbers have now been removed.(16) However fine lines can rapidly break down, and that implacable enemy of the woodcut, the woodworm , leaves its mark in the small white circles which often denote later impressions of an old cut.
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