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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworm-eatenˈworm-ˌeaten adjective  HBAworm-eaten wood or fruit has holes in it because it has been eaten by worms
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worm-eatenThat fireplace there with worm-eaten beam Had many a Christmas morning seen.It turns out to be no picture after all, but the image of a worm-eaten corpse.The worm-eaten foundations of Babylon were tottering.The floorboards themselves were grey with age, and dusty, but not worm-eaten, not rotten.The worm-eaten stairs were only a few paces from the open door but she didn't give them a thought.
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