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worm dirt

worm dirt
 n.— «Tim lobbed a small green disc across the garage at Noel and said, “Worm dirt.” Noel caught the disc, opened it. He held the tobacco to his nose.» —by Lee Durkee Riders of the Midway Feb., 2001. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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