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woodworm

1. any of various insect larvae that bore into wooden furniture, beams, etc., esp the larvae of the furniture beetle, Anobium punctatum, and the deathwatch beetle
2. the condition caused in wood by any of these larvae
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Rick and Maggie Starkey standing in the area that was affected by a costly woodworm infestation and, above, outside the pub
Woodworm is one of the greatest threats to the preservation of wooden furniture, so understanding how to identify and treat the problem will ensure your antiques are not harmed by an infestation.
Perhaps the most reiterated motif is that of the woodworm related to that of the numerous reincarnations of the ark.
WHAT Sonny Cook doesn't know about damp, woodworm and rot of all types isn't worth knowing.
Insurance against OLD HOUSE BORER, horse ant and other Woodworm remediation and repair are included.
A HUDDERSFIELD builder who used 'barefaced trickery' to get money from a pensioner by claiming her property had woodworm has been jailed for 10 months.
Woodworm infestations can cause serious structural and decorative damage to timber in any home.
nice not nice not GAMBLING WISDOM Someone suggested that the Jockey Club Race Planning Committee consisted of a table and four chairs - and I bet they've got woodworm.
98 for 1ltr, B&Q), which deals with wet rot, dry rot and woodworm in one, and penetrates deep to protect against future attacks.
This time, Caroline and the camera crew are headed to a 16th-century Old Manor in Norfolk, where it at first seems Polly and Erich have bitten off a little more than they can chew with a Grade II-building that's overrun with damp, woodworm and death-watch beetles.
The old, afflicted with woodworm, risked a papal plunge to the floor below.