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Spanish Worm

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A nail concealed in a piece of wood, against which a carpenter jars his saw or chisel. So called from Spanish woods used in cabinet-work.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Spagiric Food
Spagnaletto [the little Spaniard]
Spaie
Spain
Span New
Spaniel
Spanish Blades
Spanish Brutus (The)
Spanish Main
Spanish Money
Spanish Worm
Spank (A)
Spanker (A)
Spanking
Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child
Sparkling Heat
Spartan Dog
Spasmodic School
Speaker’s Eye
Speaking
Speaking Heads and Sounding Stones